Marie Michael Library

Title

Laxwesa Wa: Strength of the River

Length

54 min.

File No

344

Format

VHS; NFB.

Description

Filmmaker Barb Cranmer, a member of the 'Namgis First Nation, explores the rich fishing traditions of the Sto:lo, Heiltsuk and 'Namgis peoples of Canada's West Coast. Cranmer presents rarely heard stories of tradtional fishing practices and documents native peoples' efforts to build a sustainable fishery for the future. National Film Board (NFB).