Keepers of the Fire

Keepers of the Fire

| 54 min

For half of a millennium, Indigenous women have been at the forefront of their peoples' resistance to cultural assimilation. Today, they are still fighting for the survival of their cultures and their peoples--in the rain forest and the city, in the courts and the legislatures, in the Longhouse and the media. Keepers of the Fire profiles Indigenous 'warrior women' in Canada who are protecting and defending their land, their culture and their people in the time-honoured tradition of their foremothers.

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  • director
    Christine Welsh
  • script
    Christine Welsh
  • producer
    Ian Herring
    Christine Welsh
    Signe Johansson
    Joe MacDonald
  • executive producer
    Michael Chechik
  • photography
    Philip Earnshaw
  • sound
    Justine Pimlott
  • editing
    Lara Mazur
  • sound editing
    Ingrid Rosen
  • music
    Martin Gotfrit