War Canoe (Episode 2): Warrior Games
Catalogue Number: 810001
Producer: Kwassen Productions Inc.
Subject: Canadian History, Canadian Social Studies, Canadian World Studies, First Nations Studies, Geography, Health and Medicine, History, Indigenous Issues, Indigenous Peoples, Social Studies, Sports
Grade Level: 3 - 5, 6 - 8, 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2014
Running Time: 22
Closed Captions: Yes
War Canoe (Episode 2): Host Steve Sxwithul'txw returns to his home territory to discover the sport of his ancestors. The Coast Salish war canoe races take place on Vancouver Island every summer. Steve has a tough time paddling with the team, and also simply staying in the canoe. Young girls from the Stz'uminus Nation try to teach Steve everything they know about paddling. Steve's new found skills are put to the test in a race against other war canoes.
Filmmaker Bio: Steve Sxwithul’txw is a proud member of the Penelakut Tribe located just off Vancouver Island. Steve is passionate about storytelling and highlighting Indigenous peoples in his craft.
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