Marie Michael Library

Title

Ojigkwanong: Encounter with an Algonquin Sage

Length

26 min.

File No

548

Format

DVD; NFB; with subtitles.

Description

Ojigkwanong is the Algonquin name of William Commanda, who was born in Quebec in 1913, and who lived a life of poverty and alcoholism until, while seriously ill in l961, he had a vision that would transform his life and those of his people. He imagined a Circle of Nations, and began by reconciling the Algonquins and the Iroquois. Since then he has devoted his life to the reconciliation of peoples and cultures, spreading a message of healing, forgiveness and tolerance.

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