Totem: Return & Renewal - Home Use Only DVD

Gil Cardinal
Grade Levels:
Ten, Eleven, Twelve, Adult Education, College, University
Haisla, Pacific NW
Book Type:
National Film Board of Canada

Sale price$25.00


Totem: Return and Renewal DVD, directed by filmmaker Gil Cardinal, concludes the story of the G'psgolox Pole. This DVD concludes the powerful story of the Haisla and their efforts to repatriate a totem pole from Folkens Museum Ethnografiska, Sweden. In this 23-minute film, the viewer is taken on the emotional road of the return of this important cultural treasure to the Haisla Nation. The pole is repatriated after 77 years of spending time in the Swedish Museum. This is a remarkable event as this pole's technical ownership is handed back to the community. It is a true celebration as the community welcomes this amazing treasure home to Kitamaat, British Columbia. This NFB Home Use Only DVD from is only available for sale in Canada. For USA orders contact or phone: 1-800-542-2164

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