Trail Riding Troubadour (Series) (1968)

A 13-week CBC series of half-hour programs, Trail Riding Troubadour combined country music and documentary film to outline the history and culture of western Canada. Country singer Stu Davis led his son Duane, also a country performer, to different regions of the Prairie provinces to present the stories of the Ukrainian immigration, the 1914 mine explosion at Hillcrest, Indian Treaty Number Seven, which was signed by Crowfoot, the Riel Rebellion, Lower Fort Garry, the buffalo herds at Elk Island Park, and others.

Stu Davis
Duane Davis

Original Broadcaster(s): CBC

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