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.

Excerpts


Dancing Around the Table, Part One

Dancing Around the Table, Part One 2


Our Nationhood

Our Nationhood 3

Our Nationhood 5


Riel Country

Riel Country 3

Riel Country 4


Totem: The Return of the G'psgolox Pole

Totem: The Return of the G'psgolox Pole 2

Our Nationhood

2003, Director: Obomsawin, Alanis

excerpt 5      2 min 49 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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