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.
Interview with Loretta Todd
Filmmaker Loretta Todd explains that the roots of current conflicts like the one in Ipperwash lie in the dispossession of land such as occurred during the World Wars.
Loretta Todd’s biography and filmography can be consulted by visiting www.nfb.ca/portraits.