Native Spirit and The Sun Dance Way
Gordon Tootoosis (Actor), Tantoo Cardinal (Actor), Jennifer Casey (Director) | Format: DVD
This two disc set tells the story of the remarkable preservation of a cultural and spiritual way of life in the face of a government bent on its destruction.
In the documentary, Native Spirit, Tantoo Caardinal (Dances With Wolves) transports the viewer to the days of Red Cloud when, "Our old men talked with spirits and made good medicine. Our young men herded the horses and made love to the girls. In this way our fathers lived and were happy"
In the second documentary, The Sun Dances Way..." unique photographs and video footage reveal the symbolism and mystical beauty of the ancient Sun Dance ceremony. Gordon Tootoosis, (Legends of the Fall) brings to life the words of revered Sun Dance chief, Thomas Yellowtail."
Actors: Gordon Tootoosis, Tantoo Cardinal
Directors: Jennifer Casey
Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
Number of discs: 2
Studio: World Wisdom
DVD Release Date: March 1, 2007
Run Time: 195 minutes