CBC Arts Keep Calm and Decolonize: Walking is Medicine

CBC Arts Keep Calm and Decolonize: Walking is Medicine

In response to Buffy Sainte-Marie's call to "Keep Calm and Decolonize," legendary director Alanis Obomsawin follows the Nishiyuu walkers. These six young people and their adult guide made the trek from their James Bay Cree community of Whapmagoostui in Quebec all the way to Ottawa — a 1,600-kilometre journey whose roots date back millennia. At the heart of Obomsawin's film is the idea of walking as activism, as well as a symbol of decolonization and an embrace of the traditional.

  • 2017
  • 00:05:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/16/2018
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