Box of treasures

Many years ago, the Canadian government "confiscated" numerous ritual possessions belonging to the Kwakiutl Indians and forbade them to hold illegal pot latch ceremonies. In 1980, after years of struggle and negotiations, these sacred objects were returned to the tribe. This program looks...

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Main Author: Joseph, Robert
Corporate Authors: Chuck Olin Associates, Documentary Educational Resources (Firm), U'mista Cultural Centre
Other Authors: Olin, Chuck
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Watertown, MA Documentary Educational Resources 1992, [1992?]
Series:Ethnographic video online, volume 1
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Collection: Ethnographic Video Online Vol. 1 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Many years ago, the Canadian government "confiscated" numerous ritual possessions belonging to the Kwakiutl Indians and forbade them to hold illegal pot latch ceremonies. In 1980, after years of struggle and negotiations, these sacred objects were returned to the tribe. This program looks at the resulting celebration and the present-day efforts of the Kwakiutl to keep their culture and heritage alive
Item Description:Videocassette release of a short documentary motion picture produced in 1983
Physical Description:1 streaming video (28 min.)