A visit to the "Indians of Canada" pavilion at Expo 67, Montréal. Inside there are Indigenous artifacts, but even more arresting are the printed placards that tell the story of the Indigenous peoples in North America, written without rancor but recalling what their contact with European settlers has cost in freedom of movement, in loss of land, and in loss of health of body and spirit.
"This documentary highlights the “Indians of Canada” pavilion (as it was called). What I found most fascinating is the poignant mention of the residential school experience; I never would have guessed that this tragic subject was discussed as far back as 1967. We discover that the pavilion was designed by Indigenous people themselves. This nostalgic look at one of the theme pavilions also features an amazing sequence in which we see the entire Expo 67 site." - A. OhayonAlbert Ohayon
From the playlist: Expo 67: 50+ Years Later
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Indian Memento, Michel Régnier, provided by the National Film Board of Canada
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