Setétkwe (Ancient River Song)

  • Filmmaker(s) :

    Tara Willard

  • Original title : Setétkwe (Ancient River Song)
  • Duration : 04:26
  • Year : 2019
  • Genre : Music video
  • Community : Splatsin
  • Nation : Shuswap
  • Workshop : Splatsin


An ancient melody of gratitude, respect and remembrance of Sacred Water and our connection and responsibility to the source of all life.

Film crew

Starring: Tara Willard Production: Wapikoni Writer: Tara Willard Director: Tara Willard in collaboration with the Wapikoni team Camera: Emmet Walsh & Yousra Benziane Editing: Tara Willard & Yousra Benziane Sound and Music Recording: Rob Hall - Alley’s End Sudio Original Music: Tara Willard Filmmaker-Mentors: Emmet Walsh & Yousra Benziane Youth Outreach Worker: Olivier Colard Assistant Filmmaker: Peter Williams Local Coordinator: Jody Leon Acknowledgements: Special thanks to Kukstemc for my grandmothers and grandfathers, Kukstemc to Splatsin Tsm7akltn and artists Tania Willard and Cathy Stubbington for the fish flags from Swewll Project, Kukstemc to artist Isaac Murdoch for Thunderbird women image. Dedicated to our precious salmon and to the Sacred water of Mother Earth.