I Want To Know Why

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  • I Want To Know Why

  • Artist: Dana Claxton
  • Year: 1994
  • Duration: 6:30
  • Country: Canada
  • The videomaker investigates the women in her family who have succcumbed prematurely to the external forces of racism and poverty. Using Western images of First Nations culture and a timid, then demanding voice over, the video expresses sorrow, indignation, and rage about the various processes of cultural genocide.

  • Accession #: 1993
  • Distribution Status: In Distribution
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