STK-ID 31309

Akwesasne (St. Regis) Mohawk Reservation: various shots of Indigenous people protesting during the historical Indigenous manifestation of december 18th 1968, people holding placards re infringement of rights of Indigenous peoples by Canadian Government, the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) film director and Mohawk activist Michael Kanentakeron Mitchell is seen talking to the crowd. Few shots of police shoving protestors, leading one man to patrol car. More activity around cars blocking road. Various shots during a meeting between Indigenous people and whites, Michael Kanentakeron Mitchell and Mr. McCullough, a representative of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, are participating to the debate. Various shots of the discussion, Michael Kanentakeron Mitchell prominent. Various CUs of the face of Indigenous men in ceremonial regalia listening to the proceedings. Shots of a museum official talking. Shots of Standing Arrow in costume, talking to the assembled people about the Indigenous way of life, Indigenous audience in the background in some shots.


Excerpt from
Indian Training
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080