STK-ID 38714

Visual of Plains Cree powwow; shots of site with tepees in background, cars parked in foreground. MCSs and MSs of Cree, wearing regalia, performing Cree dances. Good shot of many children performing traditional dances. MS of Cree dancing in background, people sitting at table in foreground. CS of men with feathered headdress taking part in celebration. More shots of dancing. MCS of one boy singing. CS of him followed by Indigenous girls and boys dancing at sunset. Visual of reserve, boy passing by in front of camera. MS of Hudson Bay Co. building, trucks and cars parked in front of building, of people entering building. MLS of previous village houses. Shots of Royal Canadian Mounted Police station wagon driving through village, another car and pedestrian passing in front of camera. Various shots of cars stopping at site's gate, two RCMP officers stopping arriving cars. Shot of the officer talking to native driver, driver getting out of car, opening trunk of car, officer checking and driver going back in his car to drive away. Two other cars doing likewise. MS of lot of cars passing gate.


Excerpt from
Cold Journey
National Film Board
Available formats
HDCAM SR, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080