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.


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No Address 1

Our Nationhood

Our Nationhood 7

Tales of Sand and Snow

Tales of Sand and Snow 2

Our Nationhood

2003, Director: Obomsawin, Alanis

excerpt 7      52 s


Description Filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin explains the difference between a hereditary chief and an elected chief.

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

About This Film

Interview with Alanis Obomsawin

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