Cree Way

Cree Way

| 26 min

This short documentary examines an innovative educational program developed by John and Gerti Murdoch to teach Cree children their language via Cree folklore, photographs, artifacts, and books that were written and printed in the community.

Made as part of the NFB’s groundbreaking Challenge for Change series, Cree Way shows that local control of the education curriculum has a place in Indigenous communities.

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  • director
    Tony Ianzelo
  • producer
    Mark Zannis
    Peter Katadotis
  • photography
    Tony Ianzelo
    Buckley Petawabano
  • sound
    Jean-Guy Normandin
    Gordon Polson
  • editing
    Gérard Sénécal
  • narrator
    Earl Pennington