Documentary: The Pass System

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The Pass System

A documentary film directed by Alex Williams, explores this dark chapter still shrouded in secrecy but in effect from 1885 until 1941, although never approved by Parliament.

The “pass” was required for First nations people to leave the reserve, whether to go fishing or hunting or visit their children at residential schools. Watch for a showing of this powerful film, and read about it online. Official Video Trailer of The Pass System.

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