Iceland on the Prairies

Iceland on the Prairies

| 21 min

This film tells the inspiring story of the rise of the Icelandic communities in western Canada and their fine contribution to the Canadian heritage. Like many people who have emigrated to Canada and become true Canadians, the prairie Icelanders have retained many of the customs and traditions of their ancestral land. Their food, for instance, is prepared in Icelandic fashion; and although their children go to Canadian schools, they also learn the sagas and legends of their forefathers.

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Credits
  • director
    Radford Crawley
  • producer
    Graham McInnes
  • researcher
    Margaret Ann Bjornson
  • camera
    Radford Crawley
  • music
    Godfrey Ridout
  • editing
    James Beveridge
  • re-recording
    William H. Lane
    C.J. Quick