Moonstar Productions in association 
with St. Stephens Indian School
 
presents 

Arapaho Truths

This Film is Dedicated to Dara Weller

Whose Passion, Vision and Guidance,

Will be Greatly Missed and Long Remembered.

 

 

Directed by

George Giglio

 

Executive producer

Dara Weller

 

Director of photography

Technical Director

Joe Collins

 

Produced by

Maureen Matson

 

Featuring

William C' Hair

Elder, Mentor, School Board Member

 

Wayne C' Hair

Language-Culture Teacher, 

Elder, Mentor

 

Eugene Ridgley, Jr.

Language-Culture Teacher,

 

Merle Haas

Mentor

Frank No Runner

Superintendent

James Stewart

Elementary Principal

 

Michael Eugene Ridge Bear

Traditional Music, Mentor/Consultant

 

Mike Redman

Traditional Music, Consultant

Janice Goggles

Consultant

Ruth Goggles

Consultant

 

Rupert "Ducky" Goggles

Mentor, Consultant

 

Ryan Tyler

Consultant

 

Hista Solder Wolf

Student

 

Danielle Bass

Student

 

Darryl Dodge

Student

 

Narrated by

Sergio Maldonado

 

Traditional music by

Michael Eugene Ridge Bear

Mike Redman

 

Music by

Tim Janis

December Morning

Courtesy Tim Janis/

Cranberry Island Publishing

Colorist

Steve Liss

 

Audio Engineer

Peter Whistler 

 

Drone pilot

Jackson Weller

 

Clay animation

Chris Giglio

Masks Designed by

Christine Rakisits

Production assistants

Christina Weller

Darryl Dodge

Summeri Bass

Director 21st Century 

Gerri Boesch

Technical Consultant

Tyrel Teran

Educational Consultant

Dr. William Diehl

K-12 Library Media Specialist

Susann Kreitzer

Cast

Star Girl    Danielle Bass

 

Mother   Timberly Blackburn

 

Astronaut   Precious Gould

 

Sun   Hista Soldier Wolf

 

Moon  Thomas R. Moss

 

Frog Brides   Danielle Bass, Lanayah Warren

 

Flower Girl   Helen Harris

 

Ring Bearer   Daniel Pine

 

Reverend   WindyBoy Yellowplume

 

Maid of honor   Laura Brown

Groomsman  Darryl Dodge

 

We’d like to thank the following for 

their contribution to the project:

 

Father Phil

 

Christine Rakisits

Art Teacher

 

Ron Chesmore

Librarian

 

Willis and Elaine Patterson

 

Wayne Addison

 

Ruben Roman

 

Raymond C’Hair

 

Polly Redfield

We also want to thank students in grades 3-12

who contributed art work, signs,

claymation and shadow puppets

 

We would like to thank our administration for their 

support and belief in the project:

 

Frank No Runner

Superintendent

James Stewart

Elementary Principal

 

Aleta Gould, Odessa Bowstring

Business Office

 

Keenan Groesbeck

Facilities Manager

 

Blaine Bray

Transportation Supervisor

 

We would like to thank our current and past school board

 members for their support of the project:

 

William C’Hair

Dominic Littleshield

 

John Goggles

 

Marilyn Groesbeck

 

Elizabeth Jude Haas

 

Ronald K. Oldman

Michael Ridge Bear

Norman Willow

 

The Director wishes to thank:

 

Mary Roland

 

Paula Epler

 

Karl Weller

 

A special thank you to all our Elders. 

Without their wisdom and knowledge this project would not have been 

possible.

 

And to the St. Stephens, culture and technology departments and the entire staff and student body for their support, hard work and dedication to this project.

 

This film is dedicated to our ancestors 

for their 

wisdom, dignity and 

guidance. 

 

And, to our 

children, for whom the 

future belongs.