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The Ballad of Crowfoot

Author: Willie Dunn; Barrie Howells; National Film Board of Canada.
Publisher: Montreal : National Film Board of Canada, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A bitter, haunting, and impressionistic film that examines the situation of Aboriginal people in North America through the figure of Crowfoot, the legendary 19th century Blackfoot leader of the Plains. A rapid montage of archival photos, etchings and contemporary newspaper clippings is married to the words and music of an impassioned ballad written by Micmac singer and songwriter Willie Dunn."--Container.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Willie Dunn; Barrie Howells; National Film Board of Canada.
OCLC Number: 34307309
Notes: Originally produced in 1968.
Credits: Director and songwriter, Willie Dunn ; producer, Barrie Howells.
Performer(s): A series of photographs and newspaper clippings, accompanied by the singing of Willie Dunn.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 11 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: presented by the National Film Board of Canada.

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"A bitter, haunting, and impressionistic film that examines the situation of Aboriginal people in North America through the figure of Crowfoot, the legendary 19th century Blackfoot leader of the Plains. A rapid montage of archival photos, etchings and contemporary newspaper clippings is married to the words and music of an impassioned ballad written by Micmac singer and songwriter Willie Dunn."--Container.

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