Critical Writing Index

Dreaming With Eyes Open: The First Nation's Dreamspeakers Festival

by Sally Berger

The Independent, Jan. 1993, v. 16, no. 1, pp. 16-21

This article documents the first Dreamspeakers Festival, organized by and for indigenous peoples to further First Nations media-making. Further explored are the politics of screening work about native peoples and the film and video works that were shown during the festival.

ITEM 1993.035 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Imagining IndiansVictor Masayesva

Starting Fire with GunpowderDavid Poisey and David Hansen

HeartlandGreg Coyes

Richard Cardinal: Cry of a Metis BoyAlanis Obomsawin

Wiping the Tears of Seven GenerationsFidel Moreno and Gary Rhine

Peyote RoadFidel Moreno

Tent EmbassyFrances Peters

Jindallee LadyBrian Syron

NgatiBarry Barclay

Te RuaBarry Barclay

Incident at OglalaMichael Apted

Navaho Talking PicturesArlene Bowman

NightcriesTracey Moffat

The Man from Island WestHuang Mingchuan

Women in the ShadowsChristine Welsh