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North American Indians Today 1977

Catalog Data

Creator:
National Geographic Society (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
reference 1 film reel (900 feet) sound color 16mm
Type:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Place:
Navajo
North America
United States
Canada
Date:
1977
Notes:
title from credits (published work)--study collection
Summary:
Edited film is a short version of "The New Indians" that presents ways in which American Indians are maintaining and reviving traditions and teaching their own history. Shown are young American Indians from Chicago learning about thier cultural heritage at an American Indian ecumenical conference in Alberta, Canada; a Kwakiutl chief teaching dances and ceremonies once suppressed by the Canadian Government; a young Navajo attorney defending against the threatened loss of Navajo land and water rights and a young Miccosukee artist using art and song to promote the identity of his people.
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
Topic:
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Land--as property  Search this
Water rights  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Music  Search this
Dance  Search this
Local number:
HSFA 2003.5.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Information on reproduction and fees available from Human Studies Film Archives
Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_394753