Video

Initiations

1992, 10:00 minutes

TAPECODE 3039.02

A young Micmac boy who dreams of becoming a rock and roll drummer longs to be in a band with some friends. As part of an initiation they pressure him to get drugs. His younger brother watches him steal some pills and then takes an overdose from the same bottle. In order to save his brother, the boy must confess. His grandfather presents him with a traditional drum emphasizing that the only initiation is to be drug and alcohol free.

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