The Film: The Animated TV Show

Award-Winning Saskatchewan Book Adapted as an Animated TV Show

Honouring the Buffalo: A Plains Cree Legend, the all-ages picture book collaboration by Storyteller Raymond Lavallee, Illustrator Mike Keepness, and Judith Silverthorne is now a 7 minute animated short with Citytv Saskatchewan.

Recognized internationally with four prestigious awards and numerous other accolades, the English/Cree version of the book has been translated into the French/Cree and German/Cree languages. 

Cast and Crew:

  • Producers: Mathilda Lavallee, Judith Silverthorne
  • Writers: Judith Silverthorne, Alison Kimbley
  • Narrators: Bevann Fox, Erroll Kinistino, Grayson Baker-McGarva
  • Animator/Editor: Tony Quiñones

Through animation of the book’s illustrations, Honouring the Buffalo introduces kids to the history and culture of the Plains Cree and their relationship with the buffalo.

a boy and his grandfather looking at a buffalo display

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