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Totem : the return of the G'psgolox pole

Author: Gil Cardinal; Bonnie Thompson; Jerry Krepakevich; National Film Board of Canada.
Publisher: Montreal, Quebec : National Film Board of Canada, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1929 a 9-meter-high totem pole is stolen from the Haisla people's village in northwestern British Columbia. Discovered in 1991 in Stockholm, Sweden, this documentary follows the journey of the Haisla to reclaim their traditional mortuary pole.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gil Cardinal; Bonnie Thompson; Jerry Krepakevich; National Film Board of Canada.
OCLC Number: 58477050
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Credits: Director of cinematography, Daron Donahue ; editor, Marke Slipp ; music, Clode Hamelin.
Description: 1 videocassette (70 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: National Film Board of Canada ; director, Gil Cardinal ; producers, Bonnie Thompson, Jerry D. Krepakevich.

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In 1929 a 9-meter-high totem pole is stolen from the Haisla people's village in northwestern British Columbia. Discovered in 1991 in Stockholm, Sweden, this documentary follows the journey of the Haisla to reclaim their traditional mortuary pole.

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Totem: The Return of the G’psgolox Pole

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One day in 1929, a totem pole which had stood since 1872 near the village of Kitamaat in the Kitlope Valley of northwestern British Columbia, disappeared without a trace. For more than sixty years the whereabouts of the marker remained a mystery to the Haisla people, whose chief, G’psgolox, had it...
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