Alanis Obomsawin Investigates Treaty 9 with Trick or Treaty?

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The legendary shero, Alanis Obomsawin returned to Indigenous Waves once again in September to discuss her latest film, Trick or Treaty? The Untold History of Treaty 9.

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Alanis Obomsawin (Abenaki) was born in New Hampshire and was raised near the Odanak Reserve at Trois-Rivières, Quebec. She has produced over thirty documentaries on Indigenous rights issues for the National Film Board of Canada and her career spans over forty years. Her directing credits include Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance, Rocks at Whiskey Trench, Is the Crown at War with Us?, Hi-Ho Mistahey! and Trick or Treaty?

 

Playlist:

Shibastik – Moose River

Quese IMC – The Comanche

Mob Bounce – Oral Tradition

Quese IMC – Life So Great

Shining Soul – Rising

Leanne Simpson – Small pox anyone f. Sarah DeCarlo

Buffy Sainte-Marie – Qu’appelle Valley Saskatchewan

Tara Williamson – Sweetheart

Shibastik – Bury my heart in Moosenee

Originally Aired Monday September 1, 2014

Photo Credit: NFB; Dartmouth College

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