wanorazi yumneze means “awakening spirit” in Lakota. Despite the challenges Indigenous people have endured and continue to face, the deep-rooted cultures, traditions, knowledge and communities are strengthening, awakening.
Wanorazi yumneze (Awakening Spirit) is a documentary film that aims to begin a much needed conversation about how people, wildlife and the environment are impacted by industrial developments.
The film is also a component of a larger research project underway among First Nations and the wider community in Canada. In Land and Life (ILAL) focused on cross-cultural education and information sharing between Western scientific and Indigenous circles.
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