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In South Dakota, in an Indian reservation, an old storyteller Indian asks his grandson Shane, who is in trouble owing money to some bad guys, to take his old pony and him to Albuquerque to the great powwow, an Indian meeting. While traveling, Grandpa tells mysterious Indian tales of love, friendship and magic. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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A grandfather who believes in tradition. A teenager who believes in today.

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The "All Nations Pow-wow" that the grandfather and grandson Shane are going to is actually the Gathering of Nations Pow-wow that takes place annually in April in Albuquerque, New Mexico. See more »

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When Shane is first standing with Mae Little Wounded in front of her house, May has both hands out admiring the ring, then in the next shot a second later, May only has one hand out, which is held by Shane's hand. See more »

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Talks A Lot: Will no man raise a war party to go free one of our own? Was not Tehan captured from the whites and raised as our own? Has he not hunted with you men and smoked with the elders? Has he not proved himself loyal to the Kiowa? How many times could he have returned to the white man? His heart is with us.
Broken Lance: Talks A Lot talks too much!
[crowd laughs]
Talks A Lot: Because his blood is not our blood, we turn our backs on him now. If no man will fight for one of our own... then I will.
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wonderful and engaging
1 September 2004 | by (Seattle) – See all my reviews

This film is, by far, one of the most thoughtful, authentic and

entertaining films related to the Native American experience and

storytelling that I have ever seen. Few people know that there are

over 500 different Native tribes in North America alone. This film is

a great, educational experience. It combines stories from ten

different tribes related to love, courage and redemption.

The acting is strong and the storyline works well as it drifts

between the contemporary story of a young teen driving his

grandfather across country to the First Nations pow wow, and the

timeless stories. Please watch this film.


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