The Rupert is one of the few remaining wild rivers. The Cree are sharing their land for development for the future generations all over Quebec. What is the environmental impact of all this kind of development on the territory, and more globally, on our climate? We visit Smokey Hill, a key traditional site for the Cree where Hydro's environmental mitigation efforts extend to mitigate the cultural impacts as well. We meet brothers that were torn apart by their father's decision to allow major development... [see more] on their trapline, and learn how they united and came to understand the elders' resolution.
Down the Mighty River is an intimate and moving portrait of the river and its people, land, wildlife and the cultural and environmental impacts of one of the most environmentally destructive mega projects in the western hemisphere.