Sacred Ground - Episode 3: Elder in the Making Series
Catalogue Number: HS0003
Producer: Hidden Story Productions Ltd.
Subject: Canadian History, Canadian Social Studies, Canadian World Studies, First Nations Studies, History, Science, Social Studies
Grade Level: 6 - 8, 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2015
Running Time: 23:14
Closed Captions: Yes
Diving deeper into the history of the land and the people who lived there gives us a greater understanding of the present. In this episode, filmmaker Chris Hsuing and Cowboy Smithx from the Blackfoot Nation visit Grasslands National Park, Head-Smashed-in Buffalo Jump, petroglyphs and archeological sites in Treaty 7 territory. This area was a "tapestry of nations" before Europeans arrived with a sophisticated set of protocols and ceremonies to maintain peace and structure. It was considered the "Serengeti of North America" where bison roamed freely and were an integral part of life and survival.
Official Selection – Calgary International Film Festival
Official Selection – American Indian Film Festival, 2015
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