Mother of Many Children is a classic film by renowned filmmaker by Alanis Obomsawin. This 57 minute DVD is an album of First Nations womanhood, portraying a proud matriarchal society that for centuries has been pressured to adopt different standards and customs. All of the women featured share a belief in the importance of tradition as a source of strength in the face of change. This is Obomsawin's second film released in 1977 documenting the cycle of life from birth to childhood, puberty, young adulthood, maturity, and old age, through introducing the viewer to girls and women from many different First Nations across the country.
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