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KARAKIA The Resetting Ceremony

Huber travels with a greenstone carver Jeff Mahuika (Kati Mahaki, Poutini Kai Tahu) to the site, between Kā Roimata a Hine Hukatere (Franz Josef Glacier) and Te Moeka o Tuawe (Fox Glacier) at Te Waipounamu (South Island) of New Zealand. On location Mr Mahuika offered a karakia blessing to symbolically un-name the glacier of its association with Agassiz and his racism.

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English title / KARAKIA The Resetting Ceremony
Teoksen nimi suomeksi / KARAKIA The Resetting Ceremony
Original title / KARAKIA The Resetting Ceremony
Keywords / body image and culture, nature, racism, spirituality, mountains, glaciers
Type / Single channel
Genre / environmental issues
Country / New Zealand, Finland
Picture ratio / 16:9
Duration / 00:05:20
Language / Maori
Sound format / Stereo
Year / 2015
Cast / Petri Saarikko (Cinematographer), Max Bellamy (Cinematographer), Sasha Huber (Director), Tam Webster (Editor), Jeff Mahuika (Actor), Sasha Huber (Actor), Massey University (Te Whare Hera Int. Artist Residency) / - (Funder), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture / - (Funder), Wellington City Council / - (Funder), Jeff Mahuika (Script), Sasha Huber (Author), Tam Webster (Sound Design)
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