Tightrope of Power, The*

  • 1992 ----- color ----- 57 min ----- vhs///
  • (Millennium: Tribal Wisdom and the Modern World (PBS) Series) How do tribal societies maintain social order and harmony without the vast legal and governmental institutions that we rely on? Contrasts the Western forms of state to the tribal practice of democracy through consensus. Travels to Canada to witness the struggles of the Objibwa-Cree and Mohawk tribes against the Canadian federal government. (Donated by the Department of Canadian Studies) (Restricted to use by institutions of learning within the State of Washington only)
  • Topics: (American Indian Studies, Anthropology: Cultural, Canadian Studies, Political Science, Political Science: Canadian)