Kainayssini Imanistaisiwa: The People Go On

Kainayssini Imanistaisiwa: The People Go On

| 1 h 9 min
campus

In this feature-length documentary, filmmaker Loretta Sarah Todd takes viewers on a visually lush journey, exploring the significance of land, memory, and knowledge to the Kainai Blood Nation of Southern Alberta.

The catalyst for this expressionistic journey is the return of belongings of the Kainai, collected by Europeans during colonial times and kept in distant museums. As the community's elders examine the objects and share stories first-hand, they reveal how the rich threads of Kainai life thrive from one generation to the next.

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Credits
  • writer
    Loretta Todd
  • director
    Loretta Todd
  • participant
    Rosie Day Rider
    Louise Crop Eared Wolf
    Annabel Crop Eared Wolf
    Frank Weasel Head
    Louis Soop
    Leroy Little Bear
    Narcisse Blood
    Josh Mountain Horse
    Jonathan King
    Mary Stella Bare Skin Bone
    Arni Brownstone
    Adam Delanay
    Alfreda Delanay
    Winston Day Chief
    Celina Goodstriker
    Rufus Goodstriker
    Rosie Red Crow
    Pete Standing Alone
    Bruce Wolf Child
    Kirsten Buckskin
    Alyssha Cross Child
    Brandy Little Bear
    Tasha No Runner
  • drummer
    Billy Wadsworth
    Jarett Panther bone
    Bueford Plaited Hair
    Andy Wolf Child
    James Wells
  • prayer
    Alvin Many Chief
    Leroy Little Bear
    Rosie Day Rider
    Louise Crop Eared Wolf
  • narration
    Amethyst First Rider
  • traditional Blackfoot music performer
    Leroy Little Bear
  • actor
    Nadine Tailfeathers
    Garret Tailfeathers
    Cammie Fox
    Keelie Goodstriker
  • director of photography
    René Sioui Labelle
  • editor
    Shirley Claydon
  • original music
    Wesley Lowe
  • sound recordist
    Don Howell
    Igal Petel
  • additional photography
    Randy Tomiuk
    Alistair Cameron
    Arnell Tailfeathers
  • segment editor
    Johnny Darrell
  • composite imaging
    Johnny Darrell
  • editorial consultant
    Louis Soop
    Amethyst First Rider
  • production manager
    Amethyst First Rider
  • key grip
    Morton Molyneux
  • grip
    Nevin Merells
  • additional sound
    John Avery
    Per Asplund
  • assistant editor
    Colleen Smith
    Brian Reilly
  • online editor
    Sevé Schelenz
  • post-production sound
    Shirley Claydon
  • re-recording mixer
    Iain Pattison
    Kelly Cole
  • still photography
    Don Howell
    Morton Molyneux
  • transcription typist
    Bridget Toms
  • music programming
    Wesley Lowe
    Phil Robertson
  • additional music
    Russell Wallace
  • musician
    Phil Robertson
    Jim Woodyard
    Cameron Wilson
  • music mixing
    Creation Sound
  • music recording
    Creation Sound
  • production assistant
    Claudette Breton
    Faye Yoneda
    Kirsten Priebe
  • unit clerk
    Ginette D'Silva
  • production supervisor
    Kelly Isaac
  • program administrator
    Darin Clausen
  • producer
    Bonnie Thompson
  • executive producer
    Graydon McCrea