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Who is Alanis Obomsawin?
Alanis Obomsawin, OC is a Canadian filmmaker of Abenaki descent. Born in New Hampshire, and raised primarily in Quebec, she has produced and directed many National Film Board of Canada documentaries on First Nations culture and history. Her best known documentary is Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance, about the 1990 siege at Oka, Quebec.
- also known as Alanis Obomsawin, OC
- born on (83 years ago) in Lebanon
- ethnicity: First Nations
- nationality: Canada, United States of America
- profession: Film director, film producer, screenwriter, actor, engraver, musician
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Decolonizing the Gaze, Locating Subjectivity by Gwendolyn Audrey Foster
Alanis Obomsawin is a Canadian-based Native American filmmaker. Obomsawin is one of a growing number of independent Native- American filmmakers and video artists including Sandra Sunrising Osawa, Susan Fanshel ...
North of Everything (2002)
English-Canadian Cinema Since 1980 by William Beard, Jerry White
and an English-Canadian institutional attachment (although Alanis Obomsawin is a staff director at the NFB'S Montreal headquarters, the aboriginal production program Studio One was based in Edmonton).
by Ian Aitken
White, Jerry, ''Alanis Obomsawin, ...
More Than a Century of Recordings from Wax Cylinder to the Internet by Brian Wright-McLeod
Floyd Westerman ; Alanis Obomsawin (Abenaki); Willie Dunn; Duke Redbird w/ Winston Wuttunec ...
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