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Title Dances of the Kwakiutl / produced by Orbit Films for release through Dimension, Inc ; a film by Robert Gardner
Published Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources, [2005]
copyright 2005
Online access available from:
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (9 min.)
Series Ethnographic video online, volume 1
Summary Dances of the Kwakiutl is composed of fragments filmed in 1950 in Fort Rupert, British Columbia. They were made during a performance by those still familiar with the tradition of Hamatsa or cannibal dancing. This type of dance was brought to impressive artistic heights by the Kwakiutl people of the Northwest coast
Notes Originally produced as motion picture in 1951
Subject Kwakiutl dance -- British Columbia.
Kwakiutl Indians -- British Columbia -- Rites and ceremonies.
Kwakiutl Indians -- British Columbia -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Gardner, Robert, 1925-2014.
Heick, William.
Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
Orbit Films