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Kanehsatake : 270 years of resistance

Author: Alanis ObomsawinYurij LuhovyWolf KoenigColin NealeClaude VendetteAll authors
Publisher: Montreal, Quebec : National Film Board of Canada, ©1993.
Series: Sedgewick Library videorecordings.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On a hot July day in 1990, an historic confrontation propelled Native issues in Kanehsatake and the village of Oka, Quebec into the international spotlight and into the Canadian conscience. Behind Mohawk lines that gruelling summer, producer and director Alanis Obomsawin, herself an Abenaki Indian, enrured 78 nerve-wracking days and nights filming an armed standoff between the Kanehsatake Mohawk people of First  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alanis Obomsawin; Yurij Luhovy; Wolf Koenig; Colin Neale; Claude Vendette; Francis Grandmont; National Film Board of Canada. Studio B.; Morningstar Entertainment Inc.
OCLC Number: 63119358
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Kanehsatake precedes My name is Kahentiiosta and Spudwrench in chronicling the events in the 1990 Oka crisis.
Credits: Written and directed by Alanis Obomsawin ; editor, Yurji Luhovy ; original music, Claude Vendette, Francis Grandmont ; producers, Wolf Koenig, Alanis Obomsawin, Colin Neale.
Description: 1 videocassette (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Sedgewick Library videorecordings.
Responsibility: National Film Board of Canada/Studio B ; Morningstar Entertainment Inc.

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"On a hot July day in 1990, an historic confrontation propelled Native issues in Kanehsatake and the village of Oka, Quebec into the international spotlight and into the Canadian conscience. Behind Mohawk lines that gruelling summer, producer and director Alanis Obomsawin, herself an Abenaki Indian, enrured 78 nerve-wracking days and nights filming an armed standoff between the Kanehsatake Mohawk people of First Nations, the Quebec police and the Canadian army."--Container.

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