Documentaries

Welcome to our documentaries section where we encourage you to sit down with a big bowl of Iroquois Kettle Corn and watch these entertaining and educational films. 

 

Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance

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.

Rocks at Whiskey Trench

In 1990, Canada allowed babies children, elders and women to be stoned by a racist mob as they were trying to evacuate their homes. 

You are on Indian Land: the 1969 Indian Occupation of Alcatraz

This is a documentary of the 1969 Indigenous take over of Alcatraz prison. You can also hear an interview that Real Peoples Media did with Francis Boots where he discusses the Alcatraz occupation. 

Richard Oakes delivers Alcatraz Proclamation