Residential Schools & the Sixties Scoop – Some Basic History

A Note Before We Begin: ***I realized a little while back that I was going to have to set down some of the basics about the Residential School System in Canada, and I'm kind of freaked out by the prospect.  The issue here is - like I've said many times before - I'm not Indigenous.  … Continue reading Residential Schools & the Sixties Scoop – Some Basic History

Film Studies – Rocks at Whiskey Trench

***Around a decade following the Oka Crisis, First Nations filmmaker Alanis Obomwasin revisited to subject with two further documentaries.  Rocks at Whiskey Trench, and Spudwrench - Kahnawake Man which can be seen at the National Film Board website here, and at the NFB's Youtube channel.  Due to the technological limitations of my laptop, all still … Continue reading Film Studies – Rocks at Whiskey Trench