Sovereignty and Resistance

This theme offers film excerpts on land claims, management of natural resources, ancestral rights and recovery of Aboriginal cultural artefacts. It also presents images showing the resistance of Aboriginal peoples to repression by non-Aboriginal culture.

Excerpts


Dancing Around the Table, Part One


Our Nationhood


Riel Country


Totem: The Return of the G'psgolox Pole

Dancing Around the Table, Part One

1987, Director: Bulbulian, Maurice

      


 


 

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About This Film

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The Trudeau government pledged to hold constitutional conferences on the issue of Aboriginal rights following the repatriation of the Constitution. The conferences that took place between 1983 and 1985 soon turned into little more than pretexts for cultivating the art of going around in circles.


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