The Resource Box of Treasures, by Chuck Olin and the U'mista Cultural Centre

Box of Treasures, by Chuck Olin and the U'mista Cultural Centre

Label
Box of Treasures
Title
Box of Treasures
Statement of responsibility
by Chuck Olin and the U'mista Cultural Centre
Contributor
Author
Contributor
Producer
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the late 19th century, the Canadian government removed ritual objects from the possession of the Kwakiut'l, a Native American community on the Northwest Coast. The 'potlatch', as it was called, was their way of celebrating their culture, their identity and their heritage. A ritual passing down of treasures, it symbolized a rebirth of tradition, a positive affirmation of their identity, past and present. In 1921 the Kwakiut'l people of Alert Bay, British Columbia, held their last secret potlatch. In 1980 at Alert Bay, the U'mista Cultural Centre (U'mista means "something of great value that has come back") opened its doors to receive and house the cultural treasures which were seized decades earlier and only then returned to the people
Is part of
Cataloging source
CaSfKAN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Documentary Educational Resources in 1983
Language note
In English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Olin, Chuck
  • Webster, Gloria
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
28
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kwakiutl (Kwakwaka'wakw)
  • Cultural change and history
  • American Indian communities
  • Archaeological artifacts
  • Cultural identity
  • Museums
  • Traditional history
Technique
live action
Label
Box of Treasures, by Chuck Olin and the U'mista Cultural Centre
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 28 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1048892
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)897766359
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1048892
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Box of Treasures, by Chuck Olin and the U'mista Cultural Centre
Link
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 28 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1048892
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)897766359
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1048892
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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