Colonialism and Racism

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.

Excerpts


Dancing Around the Table, Part One

Dancing Around the Table, Part One 1


Forgotten Warriors

Forgotten Warriors 1


My Name Is Kahentiiosta

My Name Is Kahentiiosta 1

My Name Is Kahentiiosta 2


Ojigkwanong - Encounter with an Algonquin Sage

Ojigkwanong - Encounter with an Algonquin Sage 1


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 3

The Other Side of the Ledger: An Indian View of the Hudson's Bay Company 1


Our Nationhood

Our Nationhood 4


Riel Country

Riel Country 1

Riel Country 2


Uranium

Uranium 1

Our Nationhood

2003, Director: Obomsawin, Alanis

excerpt 4      3 min 11 s


 


Description Filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin explains the difference between a hereditary chief and an elected chief.
Portrait

Alanis Obomsawin’s biography and filmography can be consulted by visiting www.nfb.ca/portraits.


About This Film

Interview with Alanis Obomsawin


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