Totem Talk

Totem Talk


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Traditional Northwestern Indigenous spiritual images combine with cutting-edge computer animation in this surreal short film about the power of tradition. Three urban Indigenous teens are whisked away to an imaginary land by a magical raven, and there they encounter a totem pole. The totem pole's characters—a raven, a frog and a bear—come to life, becoming their teachers, guides and friends.

Features a special interview with J. Bradley Hunt, the celebrated Heiltsuk artist on whose work the characters in Totem Talk are based.

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Totem Talk, Annie Fraziér Henry, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Annie Fraziér Henry
  • producer
    George Johnson
  • participation
    Bradley Hunt

  • None

    I really enjoyed this. It was very well done - thank-you. L. Duffy

    None, 25 Oct 2021

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