Limit search to available items
Streaming video

Title More than words ... / produced and directed by Laura Bliss Spaan ; Alaska Moving Image Preservation Association
Published New York, NY : Cinema Guild, 1995


Description 1 online resource (59 min.)
Summary This documentary portrait of a small Native American tribe struggling to retain what is left of its culture focuses on 77-year-old Marie Smith, the last of Alaska's Eyak Indians to speak the language of her people. The video follows Marie on an emotional journey back to her childhood home along the cost of Prince William Sound, where she presides over a traditional Potlatch ceremony, during which tribal members discuss ways to revive and redefine their threatened culture
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed May 14, 2019)
In English
Subject Smith, Marie, 1918-2008
Eyak Indians -- Alaska -- Prince William Sound
Indians of North America -- Alaska -- Prince William Sound
Eyak language.
Anthropological linguistics -- Alaska
Endangered languages -- United States
Anthropological linguistics.
Endangered languages.
Eyak Indians.
Eyak language.
Indians of North America.
Pacific Ocean -- Prince William Sound.
United States.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Ethnographic films.
Feature films.
Nonfiction films.
Documentary films.
Ethnographic films.
Feature films.
Nonfiction films.
Films ethnographiques.
Films autres que de fiction.
Form Streaming video
Author Spaan, Laura Bliss, director, producer
Alaska Moving Image Preservation Association, production company.
Cinema Guild, film distributor.