Seabird Island - Ep 5: Warrior Games (Coast Salish Version)
Catalogue Number: 8104CS
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
Language: Coast Salish
Grade Level: 3 - 5, 6 - 8, 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2014
Running Time: 22
Closed Captions: Yes
Host Steve Sxwithul'txw takes on some unusual challenges when he visits Seabird Island in British Columbia. The games that are integrated into the school programs are ones that have been traditionally played for hundreds of years. Knobbies (a kind of bolo game) traditionally could only be played by women. But this time, an exception is made for Steve. All of the kids rally behind him in this daily celebration of aboriginal culture.
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