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Watchers of the Land | Short Film Showcase | National Geographic

Watchers of the Land | Short Film Showcase | National Geographic

What does it mean to connect with your ancestral land? In the Northwest Territories of Canada, young people from the Lutsel K'e Dene First Nation journey across Tu Nedhe Lake (Great Slave Lake) with the Ni Hat'ni Dene guardians to learn about the home that their community relies on—a home that's being opened up as a new national park reserve within the Thaidene Nene Indigenous Protected Area. Now, looking after this land means that the Ni Hat'ni Dene guardians are preserving it not only for future generations here but also for the world. Christine Lin is a documentary filmmaker who focuses on ocean conservation, birds, and Indigenous storytelling. A 2021 National Geographic Explorer and 2020 Jackson Wild Media Lab Fellow, she is based in San Diego and finds joy in observing local tide pool creatures and taking her budding adventure cat on walks. About Short Film Showcase: The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the web and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic's belief in the power of science, exploration, and storytelling to change the world. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners. Enjoy a free trial of National Geographic right here: ➡ Subscribe: ➡ Get More Short Film Showcase: And check out more National Geographic series and specials here: ➡ Disney Plus: ➡ Hulu: ➡ NGTV app ➡ ABC app #NationalGeographic ##ShortFilmShowcase About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: Watchers of the Land | Short Film Showcase | National Geographic National Geographic
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