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.
1996, Director: Duckworth, Martin
excerpt 3 3 min 57 s
2. According to the Métis Elder in the film, what vision did Louis Riel have for all the people of Canada?
This film juxtaposes the minority status of Aboriginal students in a high school in Winnipeg and French-speaking students from a school in Saint-Boniface. Putting on a play serves as the springboard for a discussion about problems encountered by the two groups.