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The Washing of Tears

(DVD - 2007 )
The Washing of Tears
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Tells the history of the Mowachaht Tribe of Canada, one of the great whaling societies of the north Pacific, once famous for their skill in the pursuit of huge whales. In recent times, however, they have been stripped of important spiritual artifacts and forced to relocate to Vancouver Island, causing the disintegration of their culture. This video shows their attempt to regain their artifacts, move to a more desirable location, and rebuild their culture.
Title: The washing of tears
[DVD video]
Publisher: [Montréal, Québec] : National Film Board of Canada, c2007
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (55 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1994
Summary: Tells the history of the Mowachaht Tribe of Canada, one of the great whaling societies of the north Pacific, once famous for their skill in the pursuit of huge whales. In recent times, however, they have been stripped of important spiritual artifacts and forced to relocate to Vancouver Island, causing the disintegration of their culture. This video shows their attempt to regain their artifacts, move to a more desirable location, and rebuild their culture.
Audience: No rating available
Branch Call Number: 305.8970711 WAS
E99.N85 W37 2007
Statement of Responsibility: directed by Hugh Brody ; written by Hugh Brody ; produced by Gillian Darling, Cari Green, George Johnson, Barb Cranmer ; a Nootka Sound & Picture production produced with the participation of Telefilm Canada in association with the National Film Board of Canada and British Columbia Film
Credits: Cinematographer, Kirk Tougas ; editor, Haida Paul.
System Details: DVD-R, NTSC; This is a recorded DVD and may fail to may on some DVD equipment
Other Language: Closed-captioned
Subject Headings: Nootka Indians Antiquities Whalers' Shrine (Yuquot, B.C.) Indians of North America British Columbia Antiquities Indians of North America British Columbia Ethnic identity Yuquot (B.C.) Antiquities
Genre/Form: Feature films-Canada
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Topical Term: Nootka Indians
Whalers' Shrine (Yuquot, B.C.)
Indians of North America
Indians of North America
Publisher No: 9194090
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