Slavery had been practiced by Native Americans long before the arrival of Europeans in the region. Individuals from one tribe might be captured by another for a variety of reasons, but whatever the outcome or the reason for their status was, it was culturally assumed that the enslaved had failed at something to deserve it – such as the ‘having recklessly exposed himself to a risk, thus paying for the gamble or in some way allowing himself to be captured.
Collection: Images, Multimedia
Project: 9. Travels and travelers: economic, social and cultural connections.
Chronology: Modern age to contemporary
Scope: Secondary Education, Higher Education
Resource type: Video
Source: Arte Tv Regia : Chinedum IregbuProduttore : STEPSNenrot Goyol AkinrowoMAXZY MEDIAPaese : FranciaAnno : 2021
Owner: Beatrice Borghi (Modernalia)
Copyright: Arte TV, hinedum Iregbu
Abstract: The film draws a parallel - between similarities and differences - between the two eras, asking the following questions: why, after all, has nothing changed? Today, migrants ignore the dangers of travel, the warning of those who have already attempted the crossing, the political and administrative reality in the country of arrival. By continuing to spend a fortune to risk your life in the waters of the Atlantic or the Mediterranean.