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The World About Us

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The Cree Way
' There have always been things which would destroy the Indian, as they are trying to destroy him now. But the Indian fights back for everything ... and he is yet to be destroyed.'
To most Canadians the James Bay Territory is a wilderness. But to Geordie Georgekish and the other Cree Indians who live there it is a garden - a garden the size of Britain. Since long before the white man came they have harvested this land. In the sub-Arctic winters they live in teepees of wood and moss and set traps for beaver. In the summer they use their canvas teepees as bases for hunting and fishing trips. Despite the enormous pressures on them to change their way of life they are struggling to maintain this heritage they can pass on to their children.
Narrator COLIN BLAKELY
Producer GEOFF DUNLOP Editors ANTHONY ISAACS and CHRISTOPHER PARSONS

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Unknown: James Bay
Unknown: Cree Indians
Narrator: Colin Blakely
Producer: Geoff Dunlop
Editors: Anthony Isaacs
Editors: Christopher Parsons

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