North American Indians: Films and Videos

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Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance

National Film Board of Canada/Studio B.
CALL # E98.M8 K363 1993.
PUBLISHER: Oley, PA: Bullfrog Films, c1993.
DESCRIPTION: 1 videocassette (120 min.); 1/2 in.
SUMMARY: "On a hot July day in 1990, an historic confrontation propelled Native issues in Kanehsatake and the village of Oka, Quebec into the international spotlight and into the Canadian conscience. Behind Mohawk lines that gruelling summer, producer and director Alanis Obomsawin, herself an Abenaki Indian, endured 78 nerve-wracking days and nights filming an armed standoff between the Kanehsatake Mohawk people of First Nations, the Quebec police and the Canadian army."--Container.

Keep Your Heart Strong

Prairie Public TV.
CALL # E98.C9 K43 1986.
PUBLISHER: Minneapolis, Minn.: Intermedia Arts, c1986.
DESCRIPTION: 1 videocassette (58 minutes); 1/2 in.
SUMMARY: Explains the importance of pow wows and explores individual's perceptions of how a pow wow adds to the culture of Native Americans.

Keeping the Spirit Alive

Produced & directed by Mimbres Fever.
CALL # E98.A7 K26 1999.
PUBLISHER: Los Angeles, CA: Mimbres Fever, c1999.
DESCRIPTION: 1 videocassette (48 min.); 1/2 in.
SUMMARY: Focuses on five talented Northwest Coast artists who are carrying forward and developing their rich traditions and are part of the ongoing revitalization movement.

The Keetoowahs Come Home

CALL # E98.A15 K44 1997.
PUBLISHER: Berkeley, CA: University of California Extension Center for Media and Independent Learning, [1997]
DESCRIPTION: 1 videocassette (30 min.); 1/2 in.
SUMMARY: The political and tribal history of the Keetoowahs has its roots in what became known as the "Trail of Tears". In 1828 the Keetoowahs were told they must move to Indian Territory in what is now the state of Oklahoma. In 1994 Chief John Ross and the council of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians became the first American Indian tribe to relocate to their original home in Arkansas.

Kinaaldá: A Navajo Rite of Passage

Dirctor: Carr, Lena.
CALL # E99.N3 K43 2000.
PUBLISHER: New York: Women Make Movies, 2000.
DESCRIPTION: 1 videocassette (57 min.): sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
SUMMARY: This film explores Kinaaldá, which is an intricate, four-day ceremony for Navajo Indian girls of 11 to 14 years of age. The ceremony represents the transition from childhood to womanhood. Lena Carr examines her own childhood by chronicling her 13-year old niece's initiation into womanhood.

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