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Date produced: 1949

Filmmaker(s):

Monroe Killy

Country of Production:

United States

Length:

1 reel (20 minutes)

Format:

16mm

Colour:

Colour

Sound Notes:

Silent

Awards/Recognition:

Minnesota Historical Society list of titled amateur films
National Film Preservation Foundation Grant, 2000

Description:

"This film shows pictographs on Drum Island, Nett Lake and spirit houses at Kathio, Mille Lacs. Also includes footage showing Ojibwe games (stick game, moccasin game and bowl game) played at the 1949 Territorial Centennial at Itasca State Park and a pow-wow at Lake Calhoun during the 1949 Minneapolis Aquatennial." Minnesota Historical Society.

Resources:

Record of the film at ArchiveGrid, and Worldcat.org.

This film is held by the Minnesota Historical Society. MHS preserved the film with a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation.

Locations:

  • Drum Island, Minnesota (Filming)
  • Nett Lake, Minnesota (Filming)
  • Kathio Township, Minnesota (Filming)
  • Mille Lacs, Minnesota (Filming)
  • Lake Calhoun, Minnesota (Filming)

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Minnesota Historical Society Library