Arctic Games, Part I (Episode 10): Warrior Games
Catalogue Number: 810009
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
Arctic Games, Part I (Episode 10): The Inuit have developed to survive in their harsh landscape. Games like the Two Foot High Kick, The Alaskan High Kick, the Kneel Jump, the Airplane, the Knuckle Hop and Sledge Hop. These games are incredibly hard to perform well and they are vital to the health and vitality of the youth who traditionally live above the tree line.
*** Click here for the Coast Salish "hul qumi'num" language version of this program. ***
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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