Paul Kane Goes West

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Paul Kane Goes West

  • 1972 ----- color ----- 16 min ----- 16mm
  • Presents a visual impression of Indian life and customs through use of original sketches and paintings by the 19th-century Canadian painter, Paul Kane. For three and a half years, Kane traveled overland to the Pacific painting the great Indian tribes, chiefs, ceremonies, war parties, buffalo hunts, rapids and waterfalls. In his canvases breathe the spirit and pride of the Indian and the untouched wilderness that was his domain before it was taken by the white man.
  • Topics: (American Indian Studies, Art: History, Canadian Studies)