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.