Evocative and haunting, this performance captured conveys the brutality of violence against Canada’s indigenous women.

Genres: Short, Northwest Filmmaker, Experimental, Political

Other Films by Lisa Jackson

How a People Live

VISITING ARTIST—The Gwa’sala and the ‘Nakwaxda’xw First Nations people lived as two distinct groups along Canada’s northwest coast. In 1964, the Canadian government forcibly relocated them from their traditional territories to the Tsulquate reserve near Port Hardy on Vancouver Island and burned their villages. Candid and moving interviews, striking archival footage—including their early contact with