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My Name Is Kahentiiosta

  • 0 10
  • 1995
  • Nonemin
My Name Is Kahentiiosta

This documentary short by Alanis Obomsawin tells the story of Kahentiiosta, a young Kahnawake Mohawk woman arrested after the Oka Crisis' 78-day armed standoff in 1990. She was detained 4 days longer than the other women. Her crime? The prosecutor representing the Quebec government did not accept her aboriginal name.

My Name Is Kahentiiosta
Alanis Obomsawin
Alanis Obomsawin Director, Writer...

Production Companies

National Film Board of Canada