North American Indians: Films and Videos

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Folklore of the Muscogee (creek) People

A co-production of the Creek Nation & KOED-TV, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
CALL # E99.C9 F64 1983.
PUBLISHER: Lincoln, Neb. : Native American Public Broadcasting Consortium, c1983.
DESCRIPTION: 1 videocassette (VHS)(30 min.) ; 1/2 in.
CONTENTS: The origin of the Creek clans -- The creation of the land -- The gift of fire -- How the woodpecker came to be -- Rabbit gets wisdom --Tales of the little people.
SUMMARY: Host Dr. Ruth Arrington describes the nature of folklore within Creek culture. She explains the breakdown of folklore into three categories: legends, myths and fables, using traditional Creek tales to illustrate each category. Each tale is narrated by a Native American storyteller.

Forgotten Frontier

CALL # F799 .F6.
PUBLISHER: Washington, D.C. : PBS Video, [1979?]
DESCRIPTION: 1 cassette (29 min.) ; 3/4 in.
SUMMARY: The story of the Spanish settlement of the Sonoran Desert and of the building of the missions.

The Four Corners, a National Sacrifice Area?

Produced by Christopher McLeod, Glenn Switkes, Randy Hayes
CALL # TJ163.25.U6 M34 1983
PUBLISHER: Oley, PA : Bullfrog Films, c1983.
DESCRIPTION: 1 videocassette (59 min.) : sd., col., 1/2 in. + 1 guide.
SUMMARY: Examines the cultural and ecological impacts of energy resource development in the American Southwest. Documents the hidden
costs of uranium mining, coal strip-mining, and synthetic fuels in the home of Hopi and Navajo Indians, ranching communities, and the area called the "golden circle of national parks."

Franz Boas, 1858-1942

Public Broadcasting Associates.
CALL # GN21.B56 F7.
PUBLISHER: Boston, Mass. : Public Broadcasting Associates, c1980.
DESCRIPTION: 1 videocassette (60 min.) ; 3/4 in.
SUMMARY: Shows the influence and impact Boas had on shaping the course of
anthropology in America with specific emphasis on his studies of North American Indians.

From a Distance outside of Time: An Interview with Leslie Silko

CALL # PS153.I52 N38 1976.
PUBLISHER: South Carolina ETV Network, c1976.
DESCRIPTION: 1 videocassette (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in
SUMMARY: An interview with Leslie Silko, a Native American poet and novelist born and raised in Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico.

The Frontier Relics Museum

Johnny Reb and Random Grinnings Enterprises Production ; written and directed by William "Johnny Reb" Ascarza ; produced by Virginia Sanchez.
CALL # F806 .F74 2005
PUBLISHER: Tucson : Johnny Reb and Random Grinnings Enterprises, c2005
DESCRIPTION:1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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