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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, Arlene Bowman, and Mona Smith. Obomsawin grew up on an Abenaki reserve near Montreal, and later made a career for herself as a singer, becoming nationally famous. Obomsawin was subsequently asked to act as consultant on several ...
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White, Jerry, ''Alanis Obomsawin, Documentary Form and the Canadian Nation(s),'' in North of Everything; English- Canadian ...
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 and the Ahbenoo- jeyug Singers (Anishnabe); Taj Mahal w/ Jesse Ed Davis. From the Mariposa Folk Festival, originally held on the Toronto Islands. The Mexican Revolution [Arhooli 9041/4] Four-record or CD set contains songs, anthems, and ...
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