VIDEO: Tom Jackson urges people to ‘make change’ for Attawapiskat

Actor & musician Tom Jackson made Attawapiskat the last stop on his 2011 Christmas tour – and he brought a camera crew with him, including Algonquin filmmaker Caroline Monnet.

The result is a short documentary about the remote northern Ontario community, which gained international recognition after it was learned that some residents were forced to live in tents because of chronic housing shortages.

Jackson performed for the community and met with Chief Theresa Spence, as well as a mother who told of how her family of six shared a cramped 10×10 space.

Here’s the video:

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