Make Prayers to the Raven

The Bible and the Distant Time gives a rare glimpse of some of the ways that traditional Athabascan beliefs and Christian beliefs coexist in villages on the Koyukuk River.
  • program length: 30 minutes
  • episode #102

Friday, August 26 at 4:00 pm on 12.2

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  • Friday, September 30 at 4:00 pm on 12.2

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Make Prayers to the Raven explores the ways traditional spiritual values and beliefs guide the day-to-day lives of Alaska's Athabascan Indians on the Koyukuk River. Each half-hour occurs in a single season, revealing the surprising blend of Western and non-Western beliefs which shape and control that season's hunting, gathering and living. Set contains 2 DVDs with all 5 episodes.