August 2 - 9, 2011

Cry Rock

Thursday, August 4 - 6:30 pm
Canada |
2010 |
English, Nuxalk OV
/ French ST
| 29m
Banchi Hanuse

With the passing of an elder, an invaluable link to a treasure of knowledge and experience reflecting the Nuxalk world view may be lost. In a technologically obsessed century, it would seem easy to record Nuxalk stories for future generations, but Banchi Hanuse resists. Instead, she asks whether an electronic recording can capture the true meaning and value of these oral traditions and more importantly, can it be considered cultural knowledge?