Critical Writing Index

Videotape picks apart white liberal guilt: Indians are everwhere in my subconscious and I can't help thinking of them as caricatures. It's like when I think of biblical times and I all I can think of is coloring books. --Betty (Jennie Dean) in A Place With No Name

by Geoff Pevere

The Toronto Star, Aug. 4, 1989

Geoff Pevere reviews Elizabeth G. Schroeder's video A Place With No Name, which shows the cultural distance that exists, in spite of their friendship, between Betty, an urban white woman, and Elisipia, a First Nations woman living on a reservation.

ITEM 1989.057 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

A Place With No NameElizabeth G. Schroeder