In Search of the Hamat'sa: A Tale of Headhunting

In Search of the Hamat'sa: A Tale of Headhunting

Downloadable Video - 2014
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The Hamat'sa (or "Cannibal Dance") is the most important-and highly represented-ceremony of the Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl) people of British Columbia. This film traces the history of anthropological depictions of the dance and, through the return of archival materials to a First Nations community, presents some of the ways in which diverse attitudes toward this history inform current performances of the Hamat'sa.
Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.
Branch Call Number: eVideo kanopy
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 33 min.) : digital, .flv file, sound
digital
video file,MPEG-4,Flash

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