Watch Poundmaker's Lodge: A Healing Place (1987) : Movie Online This short documentary by Alanis Obomsawin takes us to Poundmaker's Lodge, a treatment centre in St. Albert, Alberta, that welcomes Native people troubled by addiction to drugs and alcohol. Named after a 19th-century Native leader, the centre offers a space where Natives can come together for mutual support, partake in healing rituals like the sweat lodge, and rediscover their traditions. The film shows the despair of a people dispossessed of land, culture, language and dignity, and their strength and courage in overcoming substance abuse.
|Title||Poundmaker's Lodge: A Healing Place|
|Release Date||Jan 01, 1987|
|Production Company||National Film Board of Canada|
|Plot Keywords||woman director,|