Clifton Ariwakehte Nicholas is a Kanienkeha'ka activist, film-maker and entrepreneur from Kanesatake. He took part in the conflict known as the 'Oka crisis' following the blockade of Kanesatake by the Canadian army between July and September 1990. He made a number of independent documentaries such as 'Elsipogtog: No Fracking Way!' which addresses the Mik'maw resistance against fracking on their territory, as well as 'Karistatsi Onienre: The Iron Snake' on the pipeline project called Énergie Est.
Clifton Ariwakehte Nicholas
Explores the possibilities that indigenous thought and traditions have for emancipatory, decolonial, feminist societies beyond the state