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

Militia Assemble!

The featured image for this post is the Reservists of 1870 by French impressionist painter Pierre-Georges Jeanniot. While he’s most commonly known for paintings of the gilded age of Paris, he began his life as an officer in the French Army and served during the Franco-Prussian War.  A lot of his early paintings, which established … Continue reading Militia Assemble!