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.
A list of related NFB films, written resources and Web sites is made available in this section. It presents additional information on the underlying subjects to this theme. The list is not meant to be definitive or complete but rather a guide to assist you in learning more about the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada. If you are also interested in French resources, please consult the French version of this Web site.