TITLE

The Use of Film as a Vehicle for Traditional Storytelling Forms

AUTHOR(S)
Geddes, Carol
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Arctic Anthropology;2003, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p65
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the use of motion pictures as a medium for traditional storytelling in Alaskan native society. Promotion of a sense of cultural identity through storytelling and narrative; Depiction of the traditional healing benefits of storytelling in films; Author's recollection of how she found her identity as a native film maker from Alaska.
ACCESSION #
12548784

 

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