Nanapush et la tortue / Nanapush and the Turtle

A film by Melissa Mollen Dupuis

Canada, Environmental/Cultural Documentary, 2013
4 min, Digital, Color
French with English subtitles

This film was screened as a part of the 2014 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF17)

This short film preceded the screening of the feature El cañaveral (The Sugarcane)


“The Earth does not belong to mankind. It is man who belongs to the Earth. We know that all things are connected. Everything that happens to the Earth befalls the son of the Earth.” – Squamish Chief. NANAPUSH ET LA TORTUE reveals the struggle of an indigenous people to preserve the environment from oil exploitation.

International Premiere

Print Source: Myriam L. Bernier – Wapikoni Mobile,


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