Native Indian Folklore*

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Native Indian Folklore*

  • 1993 ----- color ----- 71 min ----- vhs
  • Segments: 1. Christmas at Moose Factory (13 min) Christmas in the Cree Settlement on the shores of James Bay is delightfully presented through children’s drawings. 2. Salmon People (25 min) The romantic west-coast legend of the Salmon Princess is contrasted with the reality of today’s native-owned fishing boats and canneries. 3. The Man, the Snake and the Fox (12 min) An Ojibwa fable about promises given and promises broken, enacted with puppets. 4. Medoonak the Stormmaker (13 min) A thrilling stage performance of a Micmac legend about taming the weather. 5. Summer Legend (8 min) This is an animated version of the Micmac legend that explains the cycle of the seasons. (Donated by the Department of Canadian Studies) (Restricted to use by institutions of learning within the State of Washington only)
  • Topics: (American Indian Studies, Art: Tribal, Canadian Studies, Literature, Motion Pictures: Animation)