Video

I Want To Know Why

Dana Claxton

1994, 06:20 minutes, Colour, English

TAPECODE 485.01

The videomaker investigates the women in her family who have succumbed prematurely to external forces of racism and poverty. Using repetition and manipulation of western images of First Nations culture with an at first timid, then demanding voice over, the video moves through sorrow and indignation with the processes of cultural genocide.

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