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Kinaalda

Kinaalda: Navajo Rite of Passage

Kinaalda: Navajo Rite of Passage

57 min | Documentary Feature | Lena Carr (Navajo)

Kinaalda: Navajo Rite of Passage follows a Navajo filmmaker as she turns the camera on herself and her family and documents the Kinaalda, or coming of age ceremony, of her niece. Telling her own personal story, the filmmaker provides a rare insider’s look at Navajo culture and the complexities of growing up Navajo in contemporary times.

Release: 2000