Trailblazing documentarian Alanis Obomsawin talks about changing Canada’s racist curriculum, what it felt like to be inside the Oka Crisis, and how to sing in prison.

You can watch many of her films on the National Film Board website.

Listen to her 1984 album, Indian Songs.

 

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