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Alanis Obomsawin Explains ‘We Can’t Make The Same Mistake Twice’

National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo addresses students

National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo addresses students

Influential First Nations film director Alanis Obomsawin followed a nearly decade long discrimination court case between native groups and the Canadian government to create her latest work, We Can’t Make The Same Mistake Twice.

The gets to the heart of the court proceedings to reveal some of the many reasons why First Nations peoples feel they’re not treated like equal citizens in Canada.

I interviewed Obomsawin about this in a feature for Samaritanmag.

To read the full interview go here.

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