Sovereignty and Resistance

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 Alanis Obomsawin

Filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin talks about the continuing effects of the resistance at Kanehasatake.

Alanis Obomsawin’s biography and filmography can be consulted by visiting

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