GRANITE FALLS — Pioneer Public TV will have an online screening and discussion at 1 p.m. Oct. 22 with the creators of the documentary “The Horse Relative.” To take part in the screening register at www.pioneer.org.
The documentary features the historic art of horse regalia and how it is being revived and reinterpreted by Lakota, Nakota and Dakota communities.
Darwin Strong, a rancher and entertainer from Morton, will moderate the hour-and-a-half-long event which will include the viewing of segments of the documentary followed by discussion and panelist commentary.
Artists James Star Comes Out and Keith Braveheart of the Oglala Lakota tribe of South Dakota collaborated with Pioneer PBS of Granite Falls and Dakota Wicohan of Morton to create this documentary which shares stories of Native lives with the sacred horse and the centuries-old tradition of dressing horses for ceremonies and celebrations.
“The Horse Relative,” filmed in South Dakota and Minnesota, will be shown on PBS stations nationally during Native American Heritage Month in November.