Cinema and Representation

This theme focuses on the ways in which Aboriginal peoples have been represented in NFB documentaries. Film excerpts illustrate how the representation of Aboriginal peoples has evolved over the last fifty years.

Excerpts


Caribou Hunters

Caribou Hunters 1


CÚsar's Bark Canoe/CÚsar et son Canot d'Úcorce

CÚsar's Bark Canoe/CÚsar et son Canot d'Úcorce 1


Circle of the Sun

Circle of the Sun 2


The Other Side of the Ledger: An Indian View of the Hudson's Bay Company

The Other Side of the Ledger: An Indian View of the Hudson's Bay Company 2


Totem: The Return of the G'psgolox Pole

Totem: The Return of the G'psgolox Pole 1


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This lesson includes brainstorming to survive in the arctic; using a graphic organizer to illustrate the Tununermiut seasonal round; creating a radio news report on Tununermiut knowledge and skills; and researching and participating in a discussion about a lawsuit brought by the Inuit Circumpolar Conference against the United States.


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