Injunuity:The Great Law

screens: 
Sunday, April 6, 2014 - 11:00
location: 
Vancity Theatre
1181 Seymour St
Director: 
Adrian Baker
length: 
9min
year: 
2013
country: 
USA

When settlers arrived in the New World, one of the first cultures they encountered was the Haudenosaunee, a confederation of tribes that had already been practicing representative democracy for hundreds of years. How much influence did that existing democracy have on our Founding Fathers and on documents such as the U.S. Constitution? More than you know.