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The Ballad of Crowfoot

Canada, 1969 (MIFF 1971, Programme 14)

Director: Willie Dunn

Willie Dunn's caustic ballad about the history of the Canadian Indians - proud huntsmen systematically stripped of their possessions, land and traditions by the white settlers - is illustrated by a montage of photographs. This documentary was created by a member of a film crew composed of Canadian Indians, who wish to reflect the traditions. attitudes and problems of their people.

Blue Ribbon, New York: Gold Hugo, Chicago 1969.

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