Press Kit for Healing the Warrior's Heart

This digital press kit is for members of the media and includes a recent press release distributed at the National Native Media Conference, and high resolution images that can be downloaded. The film trailer can be shared and embedded via YouTube. Broadcast media can request the trailer on a DVD. Contact Taki Telonidis at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 801-582-9576.

Read the Press Release.

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Click image for enlargement of Ancient Riders Return
In this reenactment, ancient warriors return to the Blackfeet Reservation after battle.
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Ancient Warriors Montage
Click image for enlargement of Corey Navarro
Corey Navarro was a US Army Ranger in Operation Iraqi Freedom and regularly attends sweat lodge ceremonies at the Salt Lake City VA Medical Center.
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Vietnam veteran Marvin Weatherwax presents an eagle feather to Martin Connelly, who served in the recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Medicine Man Leo Pard (center) says a prayer before conducting a sweat lodge ceremony for veteran Martin Connelly (right) and his uncle Humphrey Rutherford.
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Medicine Man Leo Pard conducts ceremonies for returning veterans on the Blackfeet Reservation.
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A Veteran color guard leads the Grand Entry at North American Indian Days on the Blackfeet reservation.
Click on image for enlargement of VA New Lodge Prayer
After constructing the frame for a new sweat lodge at the Salt Lake VA Medical Center, veterans say a prayer for those who will seek healing at the lodge.
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Veterans Montage

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