Rethinking Women's Rights History

World Community Film Series - Rethinking Women's Rights History

Expired March 9, 2021 7:59 AM
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On the Canadian side of the border, the clan mothers continue to set the rules for the Iroquois Confederacy of the Six Nations Grand River Reserve. Six Miles Deep offers a portrait of the clan mothers who led their community in an historic blockade to protect their land from a housing development within their traditional territories in 2006. When the community's chiefs ask people to abandon the barricades, it is the clan mothers who overrule them, leading a cultural reawakening in their traditionally matriarchal community. That dispute continues with a court case slated for 2022.

  • Runtime
    43 minutes
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