Arapaho Truths

March 7, 2020 - 6:15pm
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Producer(s): 
Dara Weller
Film Length:
0:29:16
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Date Completed: 
May, 2019

The Northern Arapaho People of the Wind River Indian Reservation of Wyoming are story tellers. In an effort to pass their culture to the next generation the Elders tell the children four traditional stories, using clay animation, shadow puppets, paintings, drawings and performance, the children make the stories come to life.

Director(s): 

George Giglio

George has worked in film and theater as a director, writer, actor, teacher, editor and lighting designer.

 

Arapaho Truths is his third film in collaboration with St. Stephens Indian School.  The films explore the history and culture of the Northern Arapaho of The Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, specifically the efforts of the tribal elders to pass their culture to the next generation.