Brown Bag Film Series: Tyonek Potlatch
The most elaborate Dena’ina potlatches (qetitl’) were memorial feasts for the dead that attracted guests from many other villages. This film presents highlights of a 1989 Tyonek potlatch held in memory of respected elder Shem Pete. This film series is held in conjunction with Dena'inaq' Huch'ulyeshi: The Dena’ina Way of Living, the first major exhibition presented about the Dena’ina Athabascan people. Included with admission and with membership
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