Ohero:kon - Under the Husk

Ohero:kon - Under the Husk

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Release Date: 
Saturday February 25, 2017
Expiration Date: 
Saturday February 25, 2017 to Thursday February 25, 2021

Unlimited releases over 4 years beginning (with feed); SCH/1 year; and non-commercial cable rights granted. Royalty free to members and subscribers of the National educational Telecommunications Association (NETA)

"Ohero:kon - Under the Husk" is a documentary that follows the challenging journey of two Mohawk girls as they take part in their traditional passage rites to becoming Mohawk Women. Kaienkwinehtha and Kasennakohe are childhood friends from traditional families living in the Mohawk Community of Akwesasne that straddles the U.S./Canada border. They both take part in a four-year adolescent passage rites ceremony called ohero:kon "under the husk" that has been revived in their community. This ceremony challenges them spiritually, mentally, emotionally and physically. It shapes the women they become. 

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Type of Feed: 
Station Feed
NOLA Code: 
HUSK 00 H1

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Saturday February 25, 2017 - 16:30 ET

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