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Was he Black man, White man, or Indigenous chief? This film looks at a legendary and fascinating impostor, Chief Buffalo Child Long Lance. In the early 1900s, he garnered international acclaim as a soldier, journalist, writer, photographer, bon vivant and movie star. Despite his very public life, the truth of his origins remain shrouded in mystery. Based on a book by Donald Smith, this film outlines Long Lance's almost unbelievable life story.

1986, 55 min

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Award for Best Overall Sound (Gerry Wilson, Jerry Krepakevich, Don Paches, George Tarrant)
Annual Alberta Film and Television Awards
March 21 1987, Edmonton - Canada

Award for Best Script non-fiction (Donald Brittain, Bernard Dichek)
Annual Alberta Film and Television Awards
March 21 1987, Edmonton - Canada

Award for Best Music (Roger Deegan)
Annual Alberta Film and Television Awards
March 21 1987, Edmonton - Canada

Award for Best Documentary
Annual Alberta Film and Television Awards
March 21 1987, Edmonton - Canada

Award for Best Direction non-fiction (Bernard Dichek)
Annual Alberta Film and Television Awards
March 21 1987, Edmonton - Canada

Award for Editing (Peter Svab)
Annual Alberta Film and Television Awards
March 21 1987, Edmonton - Canada