Across the Creek

Across the Creek


Broken by the legacy of colonialism, Lakota Tribes struggle for restoration, healing and rebuilding. This film is a conversation between the elder and younger generations about reclaiming their stories and culture. By looking at traditional family structure, spirituality, language and values, they hope to build a vision for the future.

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Educational Resources: Viewer Discussion Guide; Educational Guide; PBS LearningMedia
Program Length:
26 Minutes
Director and Producer: Jonny Cournoyer (Rosebud Sioux)
Editors: Christian Glawe and Jonny Cournoyer
Production Manager: Michael Garvey
Production Consultant: David Cournoyer (Rosebud Sioux)
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Public Broadcast Release: 2014



Walt Pourier

Vice Chair

Walt is Oglala Lakota and created the logo for Urban Rez. He is Creative Director, owner of Nakota Designs Advertising Designs and Graphics. Executive Director of the Stronghold Society nonprofit dedicated to instilling hope and supporting youth movements through Live Life Call To Action Campaigns.