In the Land of the War Canoes

Synopsis: In the 1910s, American Civil War veteran Edward S. Curtis spent several years living among a tribe of Native North Americans in British Columbia, documenting their many traditions in both photographs and film. Drawing on tribal folktales and ceremonial dances, and using a cast of Kwakiutl Indians as his actors, Curtis tells the story of brave Motana, who battles a fierce sorcerer and his warrior brother to earn the affections of the lovely maiden Naida.

Synopsis: In the 1910s, American Civil War veteran Edward S. Curtis spent several years living among a tribe of Native North Americans in B... View More

Directed By: Edward S. Curtis