Film sheds light on restrictive ‘pass system’

Documentary shows how First Nation people were forced to use travel passes

APTN National News
A documentary that shows how First Nation people were forced to use travel passes was screened in Edmonton.

For much of the 20th Century First Nation people had to get permission to even venture off their reserve.

APTN’s Chris Stewart was at the film’s screening and has this story.

Video Journalist / Edmonton

Chris Stewart has been in the media for 20 years. He has worked at CBC, Global and CTV as a news camera operator and editor. Chris joined APTN in 2012 in the Saskatoon Bureau and moved to APTN Edmonton bureau in 2015 as a Videojournalist.