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Brown Bag Film Series: Tyonek Potlatch
Phone (907) 929-9200
Price Included with admission: $7 - $15
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Ethnic & Cultural Film
Tags exhibition 61

Brown Bag Film Series: Tyonek Potlatch

Wednesday, Jan 8 12:00p

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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