Defenders of the Dawn (2015)

Defenders of the Dawn: Green Rights in the Maritimes' is a documentary following author Silver Donald Cameron as he visits communities in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia that are fighting for environmental protection rights.  INTRO The original nations of northeastern North America make up the Wabenaki Confederacy. Their territory is “the dawnlands,” and they are “the people of the dawn.” Today the dawnlands are being assaulted by reckless industrialism, and the people of the dawn are joined by settlers from many other places in asserting the human right to a healthy natural world: clean air, clean water, clean earth.  ACT ONE Canadians don't have a legal right to clean air and water. Ask the people of Harrietsfield, NS, who have agitated for a dozen years against the toxic... read more
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Defenders of the Dawn (2015)