Marie Michael Library

Title

Spirit of the Trees : People of the Cedar People of the Cedar:

Length

28:31 min.

File No

453

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:
People of the Cedar: The tribal nations of Alaska and the Pacific Northwest consider the cedar essential to life.  This segment features traditions such as carving, basket making, weaving, making cedar clothing and gathering.  The Yakima share their ideas on sustainable forestry and traditional food and gathering.