Marie Michael Library

Title

Spirit of the Trees : Continuing Traditions Continuing Traditions:

Length

28:32 min.

File No

456

Format

DVD; NFB.

Description

This six-part series blends together Native voices, art and music from indigenous tribes and nations.  It provides insight into their traditions, all connected to trees, forests and Mother Earth. National Film Board (NFB).
This film contains:
Continuing Traditions: Native Americans from the Southwest and California share the spirit of the trees through their sacred drums and flutes, looms and weavings, medicines, and their lands and culture.  A traditional drum maker shows the process of drum-making, from finding the perfect tree to finishing a drum.