Alanis Obomsawin Investigates Treaty 9 with Trick or Treaty?


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?



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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