Cover image for In the land of the war canoes a drama of Kwakiutl Indian life on the Northwest Coast
Title:
In the land of the war canoes a drama of Kwakiutl Indian life on the Northwest Coast
Author:
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Milestone Film & Video : Image Entertainment, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (43 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
Presents an epic saga of Kwakiutl Indian life on the northwest coast of America as filmed in the summer of 1914 at Kwakiutl villages on Vancouver Island, Canada, by Edward S. Curtis who spent three years with the Kwakiutl to meticulously recreate their way of life before the white man came. In addition to magnificent painted war canoes, the film features native costumes, dancing and rituals -- including a powerful scene of vision quest. Edited and restored with the addition of an authentic sound track of music and chants recorded by the Kwakiutls in 1972.
General Note:
"This edition made from original film footage owned by Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois."

Originally filmed in 1914, reissue of the version released as motion picture by University of Washington Press in 1973.

Special features: The making-of documentary, "The Image maker and the indians."
Language:
English
Reading Level:
Not rated.
Added Title:
Image maker and the indians.
UPC:
014381936124
Format :
DVD