STK-ID 38427

Various MSs of a woman sewing a banner with an Indigenous symbol on it. Sequence on silkscreen printing of banners by Haida artist Robert Davidson and a woman. Shot of Davidson painting a large thunderbird in preparation for the potlatch and totem pole raising ceremony held in August 1969 in Masset, Haida Gwaii (formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands), British Columbia. Cut to sequence on Davidson carving a mask, painting it. MLSs of man looking over nearly finished dugout canoe, turning canoe over. CU of adze chipping wood off side of canoe.


Excerpt from
This Was the Time
Haida Gwaii
National Film Board
Restriction Information
O, b, t, e, n, i, r, , u, n, e, , p, e, r, m, i, s, s, i, o, n, , é, c, r, i, t, e, , d, e, , l, ', a, r, t, i, s, t, e, , o, u, , d, e, , s, a, , s, u, c, c, e, s, s, i, o, n, ., , /, , , W, r, i, t, t, e, n, , p, e, r, m, i, s, s, i, o, n, , m, u, s, t, , b, e, , o, b, t, a, i, n, e, d, , f, r, o, m, , t, h, e, , a, r, t, i, s, t, , o, r, , h, i, s, , e, s, t, a, t, e, .
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080