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"Throughout the film [Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance], [Alanis] Obomsawin features women speaking to the camera in interviews with the filmmaker, or records them in confrontation with an opponent, be it a police officer, a soldier, or an antagonistic member of the surrounding community. The message the Mohawk women articulate resounds with clarity: We're here. This is our land. We 're not going anywhere."
-- Elizabeth Claire Kalbfleisch

Kalbfleisch, Elizabeth Claire. "The Testamental Landscape: Framing Homeland in Alanis Obomsawin's Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance." In "Bordering on Feminism: Home and Transnational Sites in Recent Visual Culture and Native Women's Art." PhD diss., University of Rochester, 2009. (p. 113)