The Place of the Falling Waters (1990)

Color, 90 min.
Directors: Roy Bigcrane & Thompson Smith

A Native American produced documentary history of the Flathead Indian Reservation from the perspective of the Indian people who live there. The story relates the complex and volatile relationship between the people of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and a major hydroelectric dam situated within the Flathead Indian Reservation. The documentary is presented in three 30-minute parts.

This broadcast quality program combines a powerful mix of interviews with tribal elders, archival newsreel footage of the Flathead Reservation, stunning aerial footage of the region, and rare photographs dating to the 19th century.

Salish Kootenai College
Media Center
Box 117
Pablo, MT 59855
Phone: (406) 675-4800
Fax: (406) 675-4801