Anthropology: Films and Videos in the University of Arizona Library
Natives: Immigrant Bashing on the Border (1991)
University of Southern California.
DESCRIPTION 1 videocassette (28 min.)
SUMMARY Documentary on the xenophobia of some Americans living in California along the U.S.-Mexican border. Reacting to the influx of undocumented aliens, who they believe are draining community resources and committing crimes, they are forming nativist organizations in an attempt to keep potential immigrants out.
SUBJECTS Mexican-American Border Region -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
Media Video HT1521 .N37 1991
New Tribes Mission (1980)
By Timothy Asch and Nepoleon A. Chagnon.
DESCRIPTION 1 videocassette (12 min.).
SUMMARY Dedicated members of the New Tribes Mission attempt to teach the children of Bisaasi-teri their way of life. The missionaries describe their philosophy and methods for acculturating the Yanomamo to Western ways and Christianity.
SUBJECTS Yanomamo Indians -- Missions.
SUBJECTS Missions -- Venezuela.
SUBJECTS Indians of South America.
Media Video F2520.1.Y3 N48 1980z
The Nuer (1971)
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University.
DESCRIPTION 2 16mm film reels (75 min.)
SUMMARY Protrays the Nuer, Nilotic herdsmen of the Nile basin. Shows how their daily lives revolve about their cattle, and depicts the psychological bonds between them. Includes extensive use of Nuer music and poetry.
SUBJECTS Nuer (African people)
Media Film E-9876 Reel 1 LOST AND PAID
Media Film E-9876 Reel 2
None of the above (1993)
Directed by Erika Surat Andersen.
DESCRIPTION 1 videocassette (30 min.)
SUMMARY Andersen focuses on people of mixed racial heritage. She provides an inside view of the emotional reality of what it's like to be racially unclassifiable in a society obsessed with race and racial categories.
SUBJECTS Racially mixed people -- Psychological aspects.
SUBJECTS Race awareness.
SUBJECTS Race relations.
Media Video E185.625 .N66 1993
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