Justa A First Nations Leader

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Justa Monk is a survivor raised amid a large, loving family on the portage reservation in central British Columbia. He eventually wen to work in the sawmills, where he enjoyed a carefree life until, during an alcoholic blackout, he stabbed and killed his brother. A long and dark period of self-hatred ensued, but in time he was able to turn his life around, until ultimately he was elected as tribal chief, leading his people in their struggles for equality and the promise of a better future. Juta  is an intimate portrait of a passionate and courageous life.

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