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Box of Treasures
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written by Chuck Olin, 1937-2005; directed by Chuck Olin, 1937-2005; produced by Chuck Olin, 1937-2005, U'mista Cultural Centre (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1983), 29 mins
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...
written by Chuck Olin, 1937-2005; directed by Chuck Olin, 1937-2005; produced by Chuck Olin, 1937-2005, U'mista Cultural Centre (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1983), 29 mins
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Brandy Y's Seeing Canada: Indigenous Stories, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
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directed by Brandy Yanchyk, fl. 2008; produced by Brandy Yanchyk, fl. 2008, CPAC; interview by Brandy Yanchyk, fl. 2008, in Brandy Y's Seeing Canada: Indigenous Stories (Edmonton, AB: Brandy Y Productions, 2020), 7 mins
In this episode Brandy Yanchyk travels to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan to visit the Wanuskewin Heritage Park to learn about Indigenous archaeology and culture.
directed by Brandy Yanchyk, fl. 2008; produced by Brandy Yanchyk, fl. 2008, CPAC; interview by Brandy Yanchyk, fl. 2008, in Brandy Y's Seeing Canada: Indigenous Stories (Edmonton, AB: Brandy Y Productions, 2020), 7 mins
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[Front matter]
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in Cannibalism (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2018)
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Civilisations (Arts), Episode 2 of 9, How Do We Look
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directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Dame Mary Beard, 1955-; produced by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016 and Caroline Buckley, fl. 2009, Nutopia, Open University and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Civilisations (Arts), Episode 2 of 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 57 mins
Mary Beard looks at images of the human body in ancient art, seeking answers to fundamental questions at the heart of ideas about civilisations. Why have human beings always made art about themselves? What were these images for? And in what ways do some ancient conventions of representing the body still affect us...
directed by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016; presented by Dame Mary Beard, 1955-; produced by Matthew Hill, fl. 2001-2016 and Caroline Buckley, fl. 2009, Nutopia, Open University and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Civilisations (Arts), Episode 2 of 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 57 mins
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The Dinosaur Echo
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directed by Brandy Yanchyk, fl. 2008; produced by Brandy Yanchyk, fl. 2008 (Canada: Brandy Y Productions, 2017), 52 mins
The Dinosaur Echo is a documentary by Canadian filmmaker Brandy Yanchyk about the renaissance of paleontology in Canada today and what dinosaurs can teach us about climate change. The film introduces us to a new generation of paleontolgists who are making extraordinary dinosaur discoveries in Alberta and British C...
directed by Brandy Yanchyk, fl. 2008; produced by Brandy Yanchyk, fl. 2008 (Canada: Brandy Y Productions, 2017), 52 mins
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Impact of the Frolic
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directed by Matt Ritenour, fl. 2012-2015; produced by Georgia Fox, fl. 2013-2014, Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology (Chico, CA: Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology, 2014), 28 mins
In the summer of 1984, archaeologist Thomas Layton unearthed some unexpected Chinese artifacts at a Native American site in Mendocino County. Driven to discover their origins, Dr. Layton set out on a quest to solve the riddle of the mysterious potshards. What he eventually uncovered was a story of vast cultural co...
directed by Matt Ritenour, fl. 2012-2015; produced by Georgia Fox, fl. 2013-2014, Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology (Chico, CA: Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology, 2014), 28 mins
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Incidents Of Travel In Chichen Itza
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written by Jeffrey Himpele, fl. 1994 and Quetzil Castañeda; directed by Jeffrey Himpele, fl. 1994 and Quetzil Castañeda; produced by Jeffrey Himpele, fl. 1994 and Quetzil Castañeda (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1997), 1 hour 30 mins
This original ethnographic video depicts how New Agers, the Mexican state, tourists, and 1920s archaeologists all contend to "clear" the site of the antique Maya city of Chichen Itza in order to produce their own idealized and unobstructed visions of "Maya" while the local Maya themselves struggle to occupy the si...
written by Jeffrey Himpele, fl. 1994 and Quetzil Castañeda; directed by Jeffrey Himpele, fl. 1994 and Quetzil Castañeda; produced by Jeffrey Himpele, fl. 1994 and Quetzil Castañeda (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1997), 1 hour 30 mins
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Jamestown
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produced by National Geographic Film & Television (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2015), 3 mins
A story on discoveries at Jamestown, including the settlement fort, a graveyard, and artifacts. Archaeologist William Kelso discusses his findings.
produced by National Geographic Film & Television (District of Columbia: National Geographic, 2015), 3 mins
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Kennewick Man: An Epic Drama of the West
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directed by Kyle Carver and Ryan Purcell (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 1 hour 27 mins
On July 28th, 1996, two college students stumbled upon an anthropological find that would change forever the way North Americans view their past. While sneaking into hydroplane races on the Columbia River in Kennewick, WA., Will Thomas and Dave Deacy noticed a human skull mired in the mud. It turned out to be one...
directed by Kyle Carver and Ryan Purcell (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002), 1 hour 27 mins
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Koster
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written by Felicia Antonelli Holton and Stuart Struever (Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc., 2000, originally published 1979), 284 page(s)
written by Felicia Antonelli Holton and Stuart Struever (Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc., 2000, originally published 1979), 284 page(s)
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