A young Tlingit, Cory Mann, makes a pilgrimage to his ancestral home and is forced to confront the dichotomy between his history and the world he lives in. His personal life story parallels his culture's heart-wrenching disintegration and struggle to revitalize itself.
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SMOF; Refeeds Thursday, November 1, 2012; 1300-1400ET HD03
SMOF; Saturday, November 1, 2011; 0900-1000ET
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Honors & Awards
Winner, Séquences Magazine Award for Best Documentary/Prix de la revue Séquences pour meilleur documentaire (Montreal First Peoples' Festival, August 9, 2011)
Official Selection, Hawaii International Film Festival (October 13-23, 2011)
Official Selection, 33rd Mill Valley Film Festival (October 7-17, 2011)
Official Selection, Southeast Alaska State Fair (July 28-31, 2011)
Current Anthropology Vol. 53, No. 5; October 2012; "Wise words to us all: appreciate the modern, but count on tradition to keep you healthy." -- Joe Watkins, Writer