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 4 1 min 34 s
2. What sentiments were being expressed by the people calling in to the radio talk show? Are the views expressed still prevalent today?
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.