The Resource Aboriginal architecture, living architecture, National Film Board of Canada in co-production with Mushkeg Productions present ; directed by Paul M. Rikard ; producers, Paul M. Richard, Janice Benthin ; writers, Janice Bethin, Paul M. Richard, (videorecording)

Aboriginal architecture, living architecture, National Film Board of Canada in co-production with Mushkeg Productions present ; directed by Paul M. Rikard ; producers, Paul M. Richard, Janice Benthin ; writers, Janice Bethin, Paul M. Richard, (videorecording)

Label
Aboriginal architecture, living architecture
Title
Aboriginal architecture, living architecture
Statement of responsibility
National Film Board of Canada in co-production with Mushkeg Productions present ; directed by Paul M. Rikard ; producers, Paul M. Richard, Janice Benthin ; writers, Janice Bethin, Paul M. Richard
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Screenwriter
Director
Producer
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Language
eng
Summary
Aboriginal architecture living architecture offers a fascinating in-depth look into the diversity of North American Native architecture. Featuring expert commentary and stunning imagery, this program provides a virtual tour of seven aboriginal communities-- Pueblo, Mohawk, Inuite, Crow, Navajo, Coast Salish, and Haida-- revealing how each is actively reinterpreting and adapting traditional forms for contemporary purposes. Everyone is familiar with certain types of Aboriginal architecture. Traditional igloos and teepees are two of the most enduring symbols of North America itself. But how much do we really know about the types of structures Native Peoples designed, engineered, and built? For more than three hundred years, Native communities in North America have had virtually no indigenous architecture. Communities have made do with low cost government housing and community projects designed by strangers in far-away places. Thankfully, across the continent, political, financial, and cultural changes have created a renaissance of Native design.Mordern Aboriginal architects are turning to ancient forms, adapting them in response to changes in the natural and social environment, and creating contemporary structures that hearken to the past. Employing old and new materials and techniques, and with an emphasis on harmony and balance, Native designers are successfully melding current community needs with tradition. The resulting buildings are testaments to the enduring strength and ingenuity of Aboriginal design
Cataloging source
AIC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Concept, Nick Huard ; narrator, Katie Malloch ; camera, Paul M. Richard ; editor, James Malloch ; music, Janet Lumb, Dino Giancola
Intended audience
Grades 7-12, college, adult
Language note
Closed-captioned
Runtime
93
Technique
live action
Aboriginal architecture, living architecture, National Film Board of Canada in co-production with Mushkeg Productions present ; directed by Paul M. Rikard ; producers, Paul M. Richard, Janice Benthin ; writers, Janice Bethin, Paul M. Richard, (videorecording)
Label
Aboriginal architecture, living architecture, National Film Board of Canada in co-production with Mushkeg Productions present ; directed by Paul M. Rikard ; producers, Paul M. Richard, Janice Benthin ; writers, Janice Bethin, Paul M. Richard, (videorecording)
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  • Widescreen presentation
  • Includes user guide in PDF format (requires computer with DVD-ROM drive and Adobe Acrobat Reader)
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Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm71196831
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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Extent
1 videodisc (93 min.)
Isbn
9780772212092
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)71196831
System details
DVD-R. Some players may not be able to play this disc
Video recording format
DVD

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