First Nations Folklore: The Giant River Snake of Southern Alberta

Published December 5, 2020 5 Views

Rumble Giant River Snake of Southern Alberta

Across North America, First Nations legend tells of a giant horned serpent which slithered up and down Canada’s waterways in days long past.

0:00:00 – Introduction
0:00:38 – Medicine Hat, Alberta
0:02:26 – How Medicine Hat Got Its Name
0:03:26 – James Sanderson’s Story
0:06:16 – How Seven Persons Got Its Name
0:08:51 – The Warrior that Ate the Horned Snake
0:10:15 – Georg Kohl’s Story

Hosted by Georgie McGuigen

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