This theme comprises film excerpts that give a voice to Aboriginal youth – young people who dream of leaving, confronted by the disappearance of traditional values and the difficulty of living in a world made by non-Aboriginals, and who are, sometimes, condemned to a tragic fate.



Searles, Edmund. "The Crisis of Youth and the Poetics of Place: Juvenile Reform, Outpost Camps, and Inuit Identity in the Canadian Arctic." Études Inuit 22 no. 2 (1998) : 137-155.


Broderick, Daniel (comp.). Voices from the Circle of Aboriginal Youth. Toronto: On the Path Publications, 2004.

Blackstock, C., S. Hobenshield, and M. Kovach, eds. In the Future First Nations Children Will… West Vancouver, BC: Caring for First Nations Children Society, 2002.

Chandler, Michael J., et al. Personal Persistence, Identity Development, and Suicide: A Study of Native and Non-Native North American Adolescents. Boston: Blackwell, 2003.

Fournier, S. and E. Crey. Stolen from our Embrace: The Abduction of First Nations Children and the Restoration of Aboriginal Communities. Vancouver: Douglas and McIntyre, Ltd. 1997.

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