Badger Creek

Badger Creek

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Saturday May 6, 2017
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Thursday May 6, 2021

Unlimited releases over 4 years beginning 5/6/17 SCH/1 year; and non-commercial cable rights granted. Royalty free to members and subscribers of the National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA).

What does it take for a contemporary Native family to thrive on their reservation? Badger Creek is a portrait of Native resilience as seen through a year in the life of three generations of a Blackfeet family living on the reservation in Montana. The loving and sober Momberg family members run a successful ranch, live a traditional worldview and are relearning their language.

This half-hour documentary is a portrait of a Blackfeet (Pikuni) family, the Mombergs, who live on the lower Blackfeet Reservation in Montana near the banks of Badger Creek. In addition to running a prosperous ranch, they practice a traditional Blackfeet cultural lifestyle, which sustains and nourishes them. They send their children to a Blackfeet language immersion school and participate in Blackfeet spiritual ceremonies. 

The film profiles family life through four seasons in the magnificent and traditional territory of the Pikuni Nation. We witness family interactions between the three generations, who live under one roof, work hard, laugh, play, love and support each other through the good and hard times. Badger Creek allows the viewer to witness contemporary Native resilience on the reservation, as seen through one extraordinary American family. 

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BADG 00H1

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Saturday May 6, 2017 - 10:30 ET

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