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Alanis Obomsawin


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.

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Google previewWomen Filmmakers of the African & Asian Diaspora (1997)

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 ...

Google previewNorth 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).

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Documentary Film 3-Volume Set (2013)

by Ian Aitken

White, Jerry, ''Alanis Obomsawin, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Native Music (2005)

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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