September 21, 2010

The Experimental Eskimos trailer

The Experimental Eskimos trailerIn the early 1960s the Canadian government conducted an experiment in social engineering. Three twelve-year-old Inuit boys were separated from their families and were sent South to be educated in white schools. This documentary is the untold story of how an attempt at assimilation not only changed the boys, but changed a nation, establishing aboriginal rights in Canada and around the world.

Comment:  For more on the subject, see The Experimental Eskimos. For more on the subject in general, see Compelling Movies About Indigenous Struggles and Native Documentaries and News.

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