Métis Games (Episode 4): Warrior Games
Catalogue Number: 810003
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: 22:00
Closed Captions: Yes
Métis Games (Episode 4): Host Steve Sxwithul'txw takes on many tough challenges when he visits the Métis Voyageur Games in Ontario. This event recreates the difficult travels of the early voyageurs. Steve shows his strength in log lifting and sack carrying events, and his hunting ability is put to the test with hatchet throwing. Scotty Francis is a veteran Métis competitor, and he helps Steve to hone his skills. And the crowd rallies behind Steve in this festive celebration of Metis culture.
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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