The film excerpts in this theme show the devastating effects of European colonialist policies on Aboriginal peoples. They also show acts of racism in which Aboriginal peoples have been victimized in their relations with whites.
Interview with Alanis Obomsawin
Filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin discusses Jeannette Corbière's struggle to retain Aboriginal status for women who marry non-Aboriginals.
Alanis Obomsawin’s biography and filmography can be consulted by visiting www.nfb.ca/portraits.