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Pete Standing Alone

Revision as of 13:53, 1 November 2008 by (talk) (Text replace - 'name' to 'name1')
Running time 6:07 (MHTRTC)
Appears on MHTRTC

NFB Standing Alone promotional photo

Cultural References

  • Pete Standing Alone is also the name1 of a Native American man who was the subject of a National Film Board of Canada documentary called Standing Alone.

Orchestral arrangement

An orchestral version of Pete Standing Alone was arranged by Scottish composer David Horne and performed by the London Sinfonietta as part of the Warp Works & Twentieth Century Masters concert series. The piece was titled "Disintegrations 2". [1]


  • Pete Standing Alone refers to an actual person, an Native American Indian name1d Pete Standing Alone, who in the film, Circle of the Sun (1960) is our guide to his life as a typical young member of the Blood Tribe. He talks about his regular life and thoughts while he attends the traditional Sun Dance ritual which is part of his people's struggle to keep their heritage alive. He appeared in 7 films made by the National Film Boards of Canada. [Joyrex]

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