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Mother of Many Children

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Canada · 1977
Director Alanis Obomsawin
Starring Alanis Obomsawin
Genre Documentary

This film is an album of Native womanhood, portraying a proud matriarchal society that for centuries has been pressured to adopt different standards and customs. All of the women featured in the film share a belief in the importance of tradition as a source of strength in the face of change.

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