STK-ID 6132

Cowichen sweater for Truman: shots of Indigenous woman and girl preparing wool. MSs of senior woman spinning wool in thread. MSs of woman knitting and displaying finished sweater to camera. CU of printed note in Chinook and English. MSs of Indigenous and settler audience members laughing and applauding while sweater is presented to President Truman's delegate (presentation not shown). MSs of Truman's delegate inspecting Royal Canadian Mounted Police honour guard. Sequence showing Indigenous dancers and musicians performing on stage. Shots of Chief presenting sweater to Truman's delegate, men displaying sweater at camera.


Excerpt from
Canadian News- ASN
British Columbia
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486