Mother of Many Children

Alanis Obomsawin
1977 | 57 min

This feature documentary portrays the proud matriarchal society of Indigenous womanhood. For centuries, these women have resisted adopting the different standards and customs forced upon them, continuing in their traditions and beliefs, convinced that they are a source of strength in the face of change.

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