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The Ballad of Crowfoot

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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.

1968, 10 min 18 s

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Award of Excellence
Atlantic Film Festival
October 20 to 25 1987, Halifax - Canada

First Prize , Mention and Best Selection
SODRE International Festival of Documentary and experimental Films
July 2 1971, Montevideo - Uruguay

Blue Ribbon Award
Itinerant - American Film and Video Festival
May 12 to 16 1970, New York - USA

Gold Hugo - Category: Short Film
International Film Festival
November 8 to 20 1969, Chicago - USA