Thanksgiving Address Long Version Mohawk Language UNAVAILABLE

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UNAVAILABLE Thanksgiving Address Tentewatatenonhwara:ton Long Version Mohawk Language was produced by Chief Jacob Thomas, Six Nations of the Grand River, Ontario. The Thanksgiving Address is given to open and close social and religious gatherings in traditional Iroquois communities. The Address varies in length and detail according to each speaker. Chief Jacob Thomas recorded this long version of the speech in 1987. He also prepared the 16-page text in Mohawk with interlinear English translation.

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Thanksgiving Address Cayuga UNAVAILABLE

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UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher Thanksgiving Address Ohedo: Gaihwade:goh Ganoho:nyoh Cayuga is one of the key speeches of the Six Nations Iroquois. The Thanksgiving Address is given to open and close social and religious gatherings in traditional Iroquois communities. The Address varies in length and detail according to each speaker. Chief Jacob Thomas recorded this short version of the speech in 1993. He also prepared the text in Cayuga with interlinear English translation.

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Ganohonyohk Thanksgiving Address UNAVAILABLE

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UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from Goodminds.com Ganohonyohk Thanksgiving Address is the opening speech given at all Iroquoian events. G. Marjorie Henry prepared this 16-minute audiocassette that includes the Short Version, the Farewell, and the Long Version of the Thanksgiving Address in Cayuga. Each speech is clearly spoken and follows the text in the Ganohonyohk Our Being Ogweho:weh book. Cayuga Immersion Language students begin learning this essential Speech at the Kindergarten level.

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Medicine Wheel DVD, The (Public Performance Use)

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The Medicine Wheel DVD is a 25-minute DVD produced by First Nations Films. It offers an emotional story of First Nations spirituality told in the first person by a Cree woman. Visually moving segments highlight the Sweat Lodge and Pipe Ceremonies as she explores the timelessness and the meaning of the Wheel that may be at the center of native spirituality. The viewer learns, as our host learns, the significance of one's own personal spiritual journey through life and of brotherhood and sisterhood through the teachings within the Medicine Wheel. A must see for all audiences.

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Totem: Return and Renewal (Home DVD Use Only)

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Totem: Return and Renewal DVD, directed by filmmaker Gil Cardinal, concludes the story of the G'psgolox Pole. This DVD concludes the powerful story of the Haisla and their efforts to repatriate a totem pole from Folkens Museum Ethnografiska, Sweden. In this 23-minute film, the viewer is taken on the emotional road of the return of this important cultural treasure to the Haisla Nation. The pole is repatriated after 77 years of spending time in the Swedish Museum. This is a remarkable event as this pole's technical ownership is handed back to the community.

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Longhouse People, The (Home DVD Use Only)

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The Longhouse People film was originally released in 1951 and remains a classic account of the traditional spirituality at Six Nations of the Grand River. It focuses on the lives of selected members of the Sour Springs Longhouse as well as other community members. Charles Cooke originally from Kanehsatake (later moved to Wahta) assisted Allan Wargon in 1950 in the production of the Longhouse People short documentary. The participants of the film show a healing ceremony for a Chief and later a part of the ceremony for raising up a new Chief.

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Spirit Doctors (Home DVD Use Only)

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Spirit Doctors is a DVD by first-time documentary filmmaker with the National Film Board, Marie Burke. She wrote and directed this personal exploration of First Nations healing practices. She chose to work with Okanagan Elders and healers, Mary and Ed Louie. Issues surrounding appropriation and the ethics of recording sacred healing ceremonies are at the heart of this film. Mary and Ed Louie welcome the filmmaker and her crew to their Okanagan home.

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Smudge (Home DVD Use Only)

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Smudge is a short documentary that is part of the National Film Board of Canada's Momentum Series. This series was designed to support emerging Ontario filmmakers create short DVDs that tackled the theme of human rights. Metis director Gail Maurice directed this short documentary about Native women in urban settings and their efforts to incorporate traditional spiritual practices such as smudging into their daily lives. Shot on location in offices, a park, and theatre, the film features several Native women who smudge with sweetgrass as part of their everyday living.

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Gift of Diabetes, The (Home DVD Use Only)

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The Gift of Diabetes is a powerful and moving personal diary of an Ojibwe man struggling with diabetes. Brian Whitford tells his own story of personal loss and the complications of diabetes in this 58-minute documentary he directed. Diabetes is a troubling disease that afflicts a large proportion of the First Nations population. Whitford's Sandy Bay First Nation home was one of loss and personal tragedy. He must deal with this troubled past in order to succeed in the present struggle to live a life of pain and the complications of diabetes.

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Smudge (Home Video Use Only) UNAVAILABLE

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UNAVAILABLE Smudge is a short documentary that is part of the National Film Board of Canada's Momentum Series. This series was designed to support emerging Ontario filmmakers create short videos that tackled the theme of human rights. Metis director Gail Maurice directed this short documentary about Native women in urban settings and their efforts to incorporate traditional spiritual practices such as smudging into their daily lives. Shot on location in offices, a park, and theatre, the film features several Native women who smudge with sweetgrass as part of their everyday living.

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