All Videos Tagged rights (Indigenous Caribbean Network) - Indigenous Caribbean Network 2024-06-25T17:32:53Z http://indigenouscaribbean.ning.com/video/video/listTagged?tag=rights&rss=yes&xn_auth=no Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance tag:indigenouscaribbean.ning.com,2009-01-22:2030313:Video:31559 2009-01-22T19:56:54.116Z Maximilian Forte http://indigenouscaribbean.ning.com/profile/MaximilianForte Kanehsatake 270 Years of Resistance<br></br> Alanis Obomsawin, 1993, 119 min 15 s<br></br> On a July day in 1990, a confrontation propelled Native issues in Kanehsatake and the village of Oka, Quebec, into the international spotlight. Director Alanis Obomsawin spent 78 nerve-wracking days and nights filming the armed stand-off between the Mohawks, the Quebec police and the Canadian army. This powerful documentary takes you right into the action of an age-old Aboriginal struggle. The result is a… Kanehsatake 270 Years of Resistance<br /> Alanis Obomsawin, 1993, 119 min 15 s<br /> On a July day in 1990, a confrontation propelled Native issues in Kanehsatake and the village of Oka, Quebec, into the international spotlight. Director Alanis Obomsawin spent 78 nerve-wracking days and nights filming the armed stand-off between the Mohawks, the Quebec police and the Canadian army. This powerful documentary takes you right into the action of an age-old Aboriginal struggle. The result is a portrait of the people behind the barricades. YOU ARE ON INDIAN LAND tag:indigenouscaribbean.ning.com,2009-01-22:2030313:Video:31554 2009-01-22T19:53:08.608Z Maximilian Forte http://indigenouscaribbean.ning.com/profile/MaximilianForte You Are on Indian Land<br></br> Mort Ransen, 1969, 36 min 48 s<br></br> The film shows the confrontation between police and a 1969 demonstration by Mohawks of the St. Regis Reserve on the bridge between Canada and the United States near Cornwall, Ontario. By blocking traffic on the bridge, which is on the Reserve, the Indians drew public attention to their grievance that they were prohibited by Canadian authorities from duty-free passage of personal purchases across the border, a right they claim was… You Are on Indian Land<br /> Mort Ransen, 1969, 36 min 48 s<br /> The film shows the confrontation between police and a 1969 demonstration by Mohawks of the St. Regis Reserve on the bridge between Canada and the United States near Cornwall, Ontario. By blocking traffic on the bridge, which is on the Reserve, the Indians drew public attention to their grievance that they were prohibited by Canadian authorities from duty-free passage of personal purchases across the border, a right they claim was established by the Jay Treaty of 1794.