Ahoy! Métis!

Marnie Parrell

2005, 05:00 minutes, colour/B&W, English


In language, spelling and meaning can change over time. When this happens the original intention or origins of a phrase can be lost. This film explores the possibility that Ahoy, Matey! was not a greeting but a warning cry that would chill the bones of even the most fierce privateer. Métis pirates of the Hudson Bay, a part of our heritage.

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