Podcast
Image: Alanis Obomsawin and NFB. Used with permission.
David Peck | Alanis Obomsawin, one of Canada's best known Indigenous documentary filmmakers, focuses on the inadequacies of Indigenous health care in her latest film through the stories of two children.
News
Jordan and his mother, Virginia Anderson. Image: Jordan River Anderson, The Messenger
Humberto DaSilva | "Jordan River Anderson, The Messenger" reminds us of the battles that continue to be fought by Indigenous communities to assure a future for their children.
Blog
Alanis Obomsawin in 2014
Doreen Nicoll | Thirty years after its original release, the documentary filmmaker's newly remastered album is as relevant as ever.
Podcast
Image: National Film Board of Canada. Used with permission.
David Peck | Alanis Obamsawin talks to David Peck about decolonization in action from the community of Norway House, Manitoba, the power of story & why hope isn’t a big enough word.
Blog
Image: Anti-Canada 150 Poster Pack
Doreen Nicoll | As a white settler enjoying life on stolen land and broken promises, I'm unable to join in this celebration. We must work towards meaningful reconciliation with the true founding nations of this land.
Blog
Doreen Nicoll | Spend July 1st watching Obomsawin's documentaries about Indigenous life and culture.
Blog
Tanya Tagaq
Doreen Nicoll | The arts can can help us understand the horrors of colonization and help us create truthful reconciliation.
News
Image: Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance
Tania Ehret | "Beyond 150 Years" film festivals asks: what exactly is Canada 150 celebrating and who is invited to the party?
Blog
Doreen Nicoll | After winning a nine-year court battle and with a new government in power, lags in implementing the tribunal's recommendations discriminate against children living on reserve.
Blog
Doreen Nicoll | Alanis Obomsawin's new film follows Cindy Blackstock's nine-year battle to improve services for Indigenous children.
Columnists
June Chua | Filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin brings Shannen Koostachin's story to life with the NFB documentary Hi-Ho Mistahey!, which premieres at this year's Toronto International Film Festival.