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Standing Alone - DVD ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB523643
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Tom Daly, Barrie Howells, Michael Scott
Directors:  Colin Low
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal), Office national du film du Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Diversity, Documentary, Family Studies/Home Economics, Health and Medicine, Indigenous Peoples
Language:  English
Grade Level:  Post Secondary, Adult, Educators
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1982
Running Time:  57:50


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Pete Standing Alone of the Kainai Nation was more at home in the White man's culture than his own as a young man. However, confronted with the realization that his children knew very little about their origins, he became determined to pass down to them the customs and traditions of his ancestors. This hour-long film is the powerful biographical study of a twenty-five-year span in Pete's life, from his early days as an oil-rig roughneck, rodeo rider and cowboy, to the present as an Indigenous man concerned with preserving his tribe's spiritual heritage in the face of an energy-oriented industrial age.



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