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Fortier, James M.

Overview
Works: 16 works in 33 publications in 1 language and 1,422 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Folklore  Local history  Anecdotes 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Cinematographer
Classifications: RA448.4, 613
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James M Fortier
Unnatural causes is inequality making us sick? ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Becoming American: "Recent Mexican immigrants tend to be healthier than the average American. But those health advantages erode the longer they've been here. What causes health to worsen as immigrants become American? What can we all learn about improved well-being from new immigrant communities?"--Container insert
Alcatraz is not an island ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film examining the experiences of those involved in the occupation of Alcatraz Island for 19 months, starting in November of 1969. It also explores the impact of the occupation on Native Americans nationwide. Out of Alcatraz came the "Red Power" movement of the 1970s, which has been called the lost chapter of the Civil Rights era, and more than 70 other Indian occupations of Federal facilities
Ojibwe waasa inaabidaa We look in all directions ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The documentary is an in-depth portrayal of the second-largest tribe in North America, the Anishinaabe/Ojibwe (Chippewa) nation of the upper Great Lakes Region. [Disc 1]: Ojibwe Oral Tradition explains the importance of the Anishinaabe/Ojibwe language, its near disappearance and its renewal today. [Disc 2]: We Are All Related teaches about the Anishinaabe/Ojibwe relationship with the land, a relationship based on respect, sharing, humility and responsibility. [Disc 3]: We Gain Knowledge explores the connection between the traditional Anishinaabe/Ojibwe family structure and how individuals acquire knowledge thorough the four phases of life. [Disc 4]: A Healthy Way of Life explores the Anishinaabe/Ojibwe belief that a healthy way of life requires maintaining a balance between mental, physical, spiritual and emotional aspects of a person. [Disc 5]: Making Decisions the Right Way portrays the Anishinaabe/Ojibwe decision-making process, emphasizing the roles of the individual in relationship to the family, the community, the clan and the Creator. [Disc 6]: That Which is Given to Us explores the traditional Anishinaabe/Ojibwe subsistence lifestyle based on the seasonal cycle and the belief that the individual is dependent on the group, the group is dependent on nature and nature is dependent upon the supernatural
Gakina-awiiya we are all related ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the relationship between the Anishinaabe-Ojibwe people of the Great Lakes Region and their environment. Looks at the Ojibwe belief that all people and all life on the planet are interconnected, and at how the Ojibwe lived in balance with the woodland resources until their lives changed upon contact with the Europeans
Gwayakochigewin doing things the right way ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the traditional way of making decisions by the Anishinaabe-Ojibwe people, including the elements of respect, thorough deliberation, and community consensus. Looks at the process from before the arrival of the Europeans to the present day way of leadership and tribal government as it has adapted to change
Gaa miinigooyang that which is given to us ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks at the traditional subsistence lifestyle of the Anishinaabe-Ojibwe people, the changes that came with the arrival of the Europeans, and their economic practices and position today
Bimaadiziwin a healthy way of life ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the meaning of a good and healthy life and the holistic approach to health and medicine held by the Anishinaabe-Ojibwe people. Looks at the kind of impact the arrival of the Europeans had on the health of the Ojibwe
Gikinoo'amaadiwin we gain knowledge ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks at the traditional Anishinaabe-Ojibwe way of passing knowledge from generation to generation, the impact of western beliefs and values on Ojibwe family and educational systems, and the mixing of traditional and nontraditional ways in modern tribal schools
Ojibwemowin the Ojibwe language ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the language and oral tradition of the Anishinaabe-Ojibwe people. Looks at Ojibwe storytelling and the near disappearance of the Ojibwe language and contemporary efforts to preserve and speak it
Pulling together ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounts the Muckleshoot Canoe Family's journey from its home reservation near Seattle to Neah Bay, Washington where Canoe Journey 2003 begins. Follows the travelers as they seek to regain their spiritual core and to cross paths with their ancestors on the ancient waterways of the Puget Sound
Unnatural causes. is inequality making us sick? ( )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fourth segment in a documentary series arguing that "health and longevity are correlated with socioeconomic status, people of color face an additional health burden, and our health and well-being are tied to policies that promote economic and social justice."
Playing pastime American Indians, softball & survival ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This veriteĢ historical hybrid style documentary chronicles the story of American Indians and their fifty-year history with fast-pitched softball
Gathering together ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 2006, the Muckleshoot Tribe hosted a great gathering known as Tribal Journeys. The potlatch was an historical event, renewing the tribe's committment to tradition, family, and community
Bad sugar ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What are the connections between diabetes, oppression, and empowerment in two Native American communities?
Gifts from the elders honouring the past for a healthier tomorrow ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Follows five Anishinaabe youth who interview their elders to research the impact that environmental and cultural dispossession has had on the loss of knowledge about traditional ways and the health of their people
Voices for the land Minnesotans talking about the places they love ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Minnesota natives discuss Minnesota's advantages and problems, history and traditions, the land and the people
 
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Languages
English (33)