Maya en Regina


Region: Ontario and Nunavut

Year of Production: 2017

Duration: 60 minutes

MAY EN REGINA, a documentary that takes you from Saskatchewan to Guatemala, to discover the connection between the indigenous beliefs of many Latin American Immigrants and the Canadian First Nations. Adjunct Professor, Global Chair at University of Regina, Leonzo Barreno, came to Canada in 1989 to study at the Saskatchewan Indian Federated College (SIFC). Join him on his personal journey from Guatemala to Saskatchewan to uncover the similarities between these two groups, how the Europeans influenced their lives, the importance of education for the new generation, the respect for elder leaders, and their deep bond with the land.

PRODUCTION COMPANY: TLN Telelatino Network Inc.

Cast/Participants: Leonzo Barreno, Carlos Congote, Blair Stonechild, Roland Kaye, Rick Favel, Margaret Keewatin, White Raven, Mitch Diamantopoulos, The Crowe Buffalo Family: David, Miranda, Cecil, Cathy, Paul, Debra Baird, and Ger, Wagner Ely Lopez Haimil, Edgar Rolando Yxcot Perez, Carlo Escalante Villagrán, Maria Rosenda Camey, Martha Aída Argueta Molina, María Gabriela Alvarado Alejos, Doña Tina, Gustavo Chavez

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