Kanehsatake:  270 Years of Resistance
Alanis Obomsawin (Abenaki)
Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance
1993. Canada. Directed by Alanis Obomsawin (Abenaki). In July 1990, a historic confrontation between the Mohawks, the Quebec police, and the Canadian army in the villages of Kanehsatake and Oka, Quebec, propelled Native land-rights issues into the international spotlight. Shot over seventy-eight days, this epic documentary feature by one of Canada's leading indigenous directors chronicles a fateful armed standoff. 119 min.
Represented Region: Mohawk Reserve, Quebec, Canada
(Su) May 22, 5:00pm

(Su) May 22, 5:00pm

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