Marie Michael Library

Title

The Sacred Sundance: The Transfer of a Ceremony

Length

69:20 min.

File No

324

Format

DVD

Description

Participants in the sacred Sundance ceremony go four days without food or water.  At the end of the experience, they pierce the flesh of their chests in an offering to the Creator. This video examines traditions of North American Aboriginal spirituality and highlights the introduction of the Sundance to the Mi'kmaq people of Eastern Canada.

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