Alanis Obomsawin: A Woman, A Camera, and 270 Years of Resistance

Alanis Obomsawin: A Woman, A Camera, and 270 Years of Resistance Laura Bluher

A Woman, A Camera, and 270 Years of Resistance

Alanis Obamsawin wdiscusses her work as a filmmaker and activist, from her first film in 1971 to her most recent 2013 documentary Hi-Ho Mistahey.

Biography

Alanis Obomsawin is a filmmaker who has chronicled the struggles of Canada’s Indigenous people in the face of state power for four decades, acting as witness to violations of treaties while providing a nuanced and rich understanding of the lives of First Nations communities.

Media

Alanis Obomsawin: A Woman, A Camera, and 270 Years of Resistance Edited by Victor Bautista

Additional Info

  • Encuentro Location (Montréal): Concordia University, Henry F. Hall Building
  • Date: June 27, 2014