Marie Michael Library

Title

Spirit of the Trees : Malama' Aina Malama' Aina:

Length

28:31 min.

File No

455

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:
Malama' Aina: This video explores the relationship Native Hawaiians have with the land and all living things.  Included is the story of how the Tlingets of Alaska gave the Hawaiians three giant sitka spruce for a traditional outrigger canoe because they had no large trees left on the islands.