POTLATCH...a strict law bids us dance

POTLATCH...a strict law bids us dance

Available on DVD

POTLATCH...a strict law bids us dance looks at the history of the traditional potlatch ceremonies of the Kwakwaka'wakw First Nations people. It is based upon historical research compiled by the U'mista Cultural Society of Alert Bay, British Columbia and features important testimony from Kwakwaka'wakw elders. 

Potlatch: To Give

Potlatch: To Give

Available on DVD

Kwakwaka'wakw director Barb Cranmer has created two short films that recreate the experience of the modern-day potlatch, still praticed in her community of Alert Bay, British Columbia.