Marie Michael Library
Spirit of the Trees : Continuing Traditions
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.