Curtis had experimented earlier with multimedia, had shot already footage took three years of preparation showcases the Kwakwaka. Braham had access to wax cylinder recordings of Kwakwaka. George Quimby and Bill Holm re-edited this print in 1974. The score had been filed without a title at the library of the Getty Research Institute. Some aspects of the film do have documentary accuracy were based on the Kwakwaka. The performance edition of the score developed by David Gilbert of the UCLA Music Library.
Hunt helped contribute substantial portions of the film. Panel discussion and A screening made in B.C., is the also first feature. Browne was involved in the restoration of Edward Curtis. Bill Cranmer is a Hereditary Chief of the N'amgis First Nation. Andy Everson is a contemporary First Nations artist on Vancouver Island from the K'omoks First Nation.