title from credits (published works)--study collection
Some film titles came with teacher instructional information found in film cans.
Collection of 252 educational film distribution prints was given to the HSFA by the Regional Educational Media Center (REMC 2), Michigan in 1994. REMC 2, located in Traverse City, provided media services to public and state recognized private and parochial schools in a 14 county region. Film prints were being phased out of the distribution library.
Edited film presents Richard Harris, a Gitskan American Indian living in British Columbia, Canada, who is helping his father carve a 30 foot totem pole. As part of the process he researches symbols to be carved on the pole and as he learns the meaning of these symbols he also deepens his respect for his family's cultural heritage.
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD