The world's first uranium mine was located on Great Bear Lake in the Northwest Territories. Village of widows chronicles the plight of the Sahtu Dene village of Deline, where all but four of the elders who worked as "coolies" during the Second World War, transporting uraniums ore south in gunnysacks, have died of radiation-related cancer. Shows the response to this legacy. Describes how the people of Sahtu Dene are coping with the loss of most of their elders due to their young men's exposure to uranium ore during World War II.
"Made in association with Vision TV, Saskatchewan Communications Network, Knowledge Network of British Columbia."
Editors, Tanmayo Krupansky, Celestine Natale ; music composers/arrangers, Loretto Reid, George Vacval.
Narrator, Gary Farmer ; music performers, Loretto Reid, George Vacval, Brian Taheny.
c. 1: H31408 JUL 10 2009. Gift: Native Peoples Magazine, est. $15.00.
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