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Je m'appelle Kahentiiosta

1996 29 min
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Kahentiiosta était à Kanehsatake, du début à la fin de la crise. Le film décrit ce qu'elle y a vécu, puis surtout sa comparution au tribunal parce que le Procureur général n'acceptait pas son nom mohawk et enfin sa vie et celle d'autres «warriors» au camp militaire de Farnham.

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Je m'appelle Kahentiiosta

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Kahentiiosta était à Kanehsatake, du début à la fin de la crise. Le film décrit ce qu'elle y a vécu, puis surtout sa comparution au tribunal parce que le Procureur général n'acceptait pas son nom mohawk et enfin sa vie et celle d'autres «warriors» au camp militaire de Farnham.
  • director
    Alanis Obomsawin
  • producer
    Alanis Obomsawin
  • script
    Alanis Obomsawin
  • executive producer
    Don Haig
  • camera
    Jean-Claude Labrecque
    André-Luc Dupont
    Susan Trow
    Roger Rochat
    Zoe Dirse
    Sylvain Julienne
    Alanis Obomsawin
  • animation camera
    Raymond Dumas
    Pierre Landry
    Jacques Avoine
    Lynda Pelley
  • sound
    Raymond Marcoux
    Ismaël Cordeiro
    Hans Oomes
    Alanis Obomsawin
  • editing
    Ruby-Marie Dennis
  • sound editing
    Don Ayer
  • sound mixer
    Jean-Pierre Joutel
  • music
    Claude Vendette
    Francis Grandmont

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Education

Ages 15 to 17
A woman prefers her Mohawk name to her “Canadian” name. Children give names to their dolls and stuffed toys; people name their cats and dogs… “What’s in a name?” Juliet asked Romeo. Starting with “My name is…,” sing the praises of your first name: who chose it and why? Do a Web search to enrich your presentation (origin, celebrities with the same name, songs that mention it, etc.). Convince your classmates that your name is the nicest, because it’s yours.
Je m'appelle Kahentiiosta
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