Senator Murray Sinclair

Content Warning: This short film from Alanis Obomsawin and the National Film Board features Senator Murray Sinclair’s poignant speech during the WFM-Canada World Peace Award ceremony. In his speech he weaves testimonies of former residential school students with Canada’s dark history of colonialism. The tribute to Senator Sinclair serves as a poignant reminder to honour the lives and legacies of the Indigenous children who suffered and perished in residential schools and leaves readers with a sense of hope for a better future.

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Honour to Senator Murray Sinclair

Author: Alanis Obomsawin

Year: 2021

Media Type: Video