A Small World (Part 1 of 2): Red Earth Uncovered (Season 1, Ep. 5)
Catalogue Number: AS0033
Producer: Animiki See Distribution Inc.
Subject: Anthropology, Canadian History, Canadian Social Studies, Documentary, First Nations Studies, Geography, History, Indigenous Peoples, Science, Social Sciences, Social Studies
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2017
Running Time: 22:00
Indigenous peoples often told legends of a race of "little people" who lived in the woods near sandy hills and sometimes near rocks located along large bodies of water. In this episode of Red Earth Uncovered, host Tom Jackson invites Shayla Stonechild to flesh out the “Little People” legend. Shayla goes to Maskwacis to hear about encounters with Little People. Shayla visits with Les Jerome at the University of Calgary and then heads to Montana First Nation in Maskwacis, AB to hear stories of “little people.”
Take an adventure to places where world-renowned mysteries remain elusive. Myths such as Ogopogo and Sasquatch. Red Earth Uncovered seeks to learn the possibilities and truths about what could be. Tom Jackson and Shayla Stonechild lead the investigation of archaeological discoveries and ancient myths to uncover how Indigenous Peoples may have played a role in historical events and legends.