Starblanket

At 26, Noel Starblanket is one of the youngest Indian chiefs in North America. Twice he was elected chief of the Starblanket Reserve, a band of 120 Cree, and was also elected vice-president of all Saskatchewan Indians. His great-grandfather's advice was to "learn the wit and cunning of the White man." So he did. Here, Starblanket is a Native leader with a briefcase, working with government officials for grants, running for public office, talking down his opposition and solving domestic problems on his reserve.

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  • StrawWalker

    “I love the fact that this guy is passionate about helping the people on his reserve but quite frankly, his negative and non-loving attitude about white people will cause his ultimate downfall. A person goes much farther ahead when they are moved by love not hatred.” — StrawWalker, 1 Jun 2012

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Film Credits

director
Donald Brittain
producer
Donald Brittain
script
Donald Brittain
photography
Douglas Kiefer
sound
Hans Oomes
editing
John Kramer
sound editing
Bernard Bordeleau
re-recording
Michel Descombes

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