An investigative documentary film about the illegal segregationist practice of the Canadian government when many First Nations people in Canada were not allowed off reserve without a pass. The film is streaming online for a short time at CBC.ca - until July 21.
The film is narrated by acclaimed actor Tantoo Cardinal, with music by Cris Derksen, and featuring Elders from Treaty areas 4, 6, & 7, and leading historians, artists and academics. The film has screened widely across the country, and been the subject of many news stories, including this front page of the Toronto Star. It was nominated for two Canadian Screen Awards, for Best Editorial Research, and Best Historical Documentary.