Ways of the Glades

Director: Leslie Gaines
Screenwriters: Peter B. Gallagher

Institute History

  • 1999 Sundance Film Festival


Ways of the Glades is both a music video and a modern form of traditional Native storytelling. Chief Jim Billie is the storyteller, who melodically tells a group of children about a panther pursuing a deer in their Seminole homelands of the Florida everglades.

— Heather Rae

Screening Details


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