Totem: Return and Renewal

Totem: Return and Renewal

                                Totem: Return and Renewal
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In this follow-up to his 2003 film, Totem: the Return of the G'psgolox Pole, filmmaker Gil Cardinal documents the events of the final journey of the G'psgolox Pole as it returns home to Kitamaat and the Haisla people, from where it went missing in 1929.

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Totem: Return and Renewal, Gil Cardinal, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • writer
    Gil Cardinal
  • director
    Gil Cardinal
  • narrator
    Gil Cardinal
  • editor
    Michel Lalonde
  • director of cinematography
    Daron Donahue
  • sound recordist
    Stan Jackson
    Don Howell
    Nathan Berry
  • original music
    Clode Hamelin
  • musician
    Clode Hamelin
    Michel Dubeau
  • sound editor
    Jerry Krepakevich
  • on-line
    Joe Owens
  • colourist
    Joe Owens
  • production coordinator
    Ginette D'Silva
    Faye Yoneda
  • totem pole project coordinator
    Brenda Duncan
  • production supervisor
    Mark Power
    Kelly Isaac
  • marketing manager
    Kelly Isaac
  • program administrator
    Darin Clausen
  • associate producer
    William Belcourt
  • producer
    Bonnie Thompson
  • executive producer
    Derek Mazur

  • deepveda

    Deeply moved by this wonderful story! It gives one a sense of hope, afterall! Greetings from Sweden

    deepveda, 16 Oct 2015
  • haislaboi87

    YOWTZ! Im Haisla! This is awesome!

    haislaboi87, 28 Dec 2014
  • yuallthetime

    Thank you Gil for this sensitive and moving story for all first nations people in north America and around the world of restoration of culture and reconciliation between all people groups.

    yuallthetime, 23 Jan 2010

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