Reclaiming self and culture: the importance of Indigenous identity

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Reclaiming Indigenous self and identity

Mary Two-Axe Earley

Mary Two-Axe Earley: I am Indian again (2021)

Montour, C. (Director)  
[Streaming Video] 

Using never-before-seen archival footage and audio recordings, Mohawk filmmaker Courtney Montour engages in a deeply personal conversation with the late Mohawk woman who challenged sexist and genocidal government policies that stripped First Nations women and children of their Indian status when they married non-Indian men. 

my indian name

My Indian name (2021)

Côté, A. (Director)  
[Streaming Video]

A documentary that takes a look at how having their traditional names stripped away from them has impacted Indigenous peoples

our fires still burn

Our fires still burn: The Native American experience (2013)

Geyer, A. (Director)  
[Streaming Video] 

Dispels the myth that American Indians have disappeared from the American horizon, and reveals how they continue to persist, heal from the past, confront the challenges of today, keep their culture alive, and make significant contributions to society. 

Respecting Indigenous Culture, Knowledge, and Identity