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World Cultures and Youth: Richard's totem Pole (Canada) 1981

Catalog Data

Physical description:
1 film reel (900 feet) sound color 16mm reference
Motion pictures (visual works)
North America
British Columbia
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.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Domestic and family life  Search this
Totem poles  Search this
Children  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 1994.21.106
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives