| 13 min

Walker is a young Indigenous foster child whose only playmate is his dog. Jamie is a lonely young white boy who is afraid of dogs, and has some strange ideas about Aboriginal people. Walker ignores the racist jeering and taunting of the bigger boys and reaches out to Jamie. Together, they find friendship and understanding. Walker challenges racist attitudes toward Indigenous people, and shows how children from different backgrounds can form friendships. This film is part of the Playing Fair series. Educators are encouraged to preview the series before use and choose the dramas most age-appropriate for their students.

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  • director
    Alanis Obomsawin
  • producer
    Penny Ritco
    Wolf Koenig
  • executive producer
    Colin Neale
  • script
    Beatrice Mosionier
  • camera
    Susan Trow
  • sound
    Ismaël Cordeiro
  • editing
    MeiYen Chan
  • sound editing
    Robert Labrosse
  • music
    Mack MacKenzie
  • cast
    Luis Brascoupe
    Jamieson Boulanger
    Chris Palin
    Eric Tadros
    Ruby Marie Dennis
    Serge Simon
    Kelly Ricard