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Hiding in Plain Sight

A Metis elder explores the Red Deer area in search of his people’s past, present and future.

Overview

Genre
History, Cultural History, Contemporary Issues, Human Interest, and Social Issues
Synopsis

The story of the Metis in Red Deer is not well known. It is a story of a people who first settled the Red Deer area. It is also a story of a people who persevered in the face of racial prejudice and were largely driven out of Red Deer. Gilles Allard, Metis Elder, advocate and historian will take us on a journey to uncover the rich history and culture of the Metis in Red Deer. Gilles is one of the few people who speaks Michif, the native Metis dialect.

Treatment
Show treatment
Stage
finished
Running time
28 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Destination HISTORY
Country
Canada
Years of Production
2019
Locations
Alberta, Canada
Prod. Partners
Telus

Distribution Details

Release year
2020
Distribution
Telus Optix
Language
English
Subtitles
English

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