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Synopsis: When internationally renowned Haida carver Robert Davidson was only 22 years old, he carved the first new totem pole on British Columbia’s Haida Gwaii in almost a century. On the 50th anniversary of the pole’s raising, Haida filmmaker Christopher Auchter steps easily through history to revisit that day in August 1969, when the entire village of Old Massett gathered to celebrate the event that would signal the rebirth of the Haida spirit.

Run Time

16 minutes

Starring

Robert Davidson
Reg Davidson
Barbara Wilson

Directed by

Christopher Auchter

Executive Producer

Shirley Vercruysse

Produced by

Selwyn Jacob
Teri Snelgrove

Country of Origin

Canada

Production Year

2019

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