Five Alaska Natives confront historic and contemporary traumas in a stunning landscape as dramatic as its stories.
Navajo weavers explore the complex relationship with reservation traders and a weaver's role within the global market economy.
- Premiere Date
- November 1, 2008
- 60 minutes
- Funding Initiative
- Open Call
Collected and highly valued throughout the world, Navajo rugs have been the subject of many aesthetic, scholarly, and popular studies. Weaving Worlds tells the story of Navajo rug weavers and their role within the global market economy. Through interviews and oral histories, the film gives an intimate look at current dilemmas facing Navajo weavers as well as the relationship between weaving and family relations.