KANEHSATAKE: 270 Years of Resistance

Event Date: Wednesday February 19, 2003
Time: 6:00 - 9:00 P.M. — Reception at 5:30 P.M.
Location: Wiener Auditorium, Taubman Building, Kennedy School of Government

Film and Discussion with
Kim Campbell
Former Prime Minister of Canada

Kanehsatake is the award-winning documentary film by Native American filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin depicting the two-and-a-half month armed confrontation between Native American Mohawks and Canadian government forces.

Following the film, former Prime Minister of Canada Kim Campbell will lead a discussion with the audience. Campbell became Canada’s first female prime minister in 1993 after serving as Canada’s Minister of State for Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Minister of Justice and Attorney General, and Minister of National Defense and Veterans’ Affairs.

This event is cosponsored by the Kennedy School of Government’s Center for Public Leadership, Harvard University’s Consortium on Global Leadership, and the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School.

The film is part of the Program on Negotiation’s 2002-2003 Film Series. Other films in the series include:

Pizza and drinks will be served during the reception.


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