If Only I Were an Indian...

If Only I Were an Indian...

| 1 h 20 min

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This film accompanies three Indigenous Elders from Manitoba on a voyage to the Czech Republic as they relive their past through traditional ceremonies and dress appropriated by their European admirers. Hesitation gives way to humour, fear gives way to friendship, and out of a common passion for the traditions of Indigenous Peoples in North America, a collective hope for the future is born.

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If Only I Were an Indian..., John Paskievich, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    John Paskievich
  • script
    John Paskievich
  • narrator
    John Paskievich
  • producer
    John Paskievich
    Joe MacDonald
    Ches Yetman
  • associate producer
    Ellen Rutter
  • cinematography
    Joan Hutton
  • animation camera
    Raymond Dumas
  • sound
    Robert Hanchar
  • editing
    Jeff McKay
  • sound editing
    Clive Perry
  • re-recording
    Shelley Craig
    Jean Paul Vialard
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