Longball (Episode 7): Warrior Games
Catalogue Number: 810006
Producer: Kwassen Productions Inc.
Subject: Canadian History, Canadian Social Studies, Canadian World Studies, First Nations Studies, 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
Longball (Episode 7): Host Steve Sxwithul'txw takes on the game of Longball, a game that many thought would never be played again. The rules and the only surviving bat were rediscovered in the archives of the Woodland Cultural Centre and is now enjoying a new life thanks to the kids of Six Nations. As usual, Steve learns some new skills and celebrates the rebirth of an ancient game.
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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