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North American Indians: Films and Videos


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Understanding Cultural Diversity: The Challenge of Providing Health Care Services to American Indians

Produced by the National Center for Neurogenic Communication Disorders at the University of Arizona.
CALL # HF5549.5.M5 U53 1994.
PUBLISHER: [Tucson, Ariz.] : Arizona Board of Regents, c1994.
DESCRIPTION: 1 videocassette (96 min.) ; 1/2 in. + 1 guide. SERIES Videoseries on cultural diversity ; tape 3.
SUMMARY: The speakers relate information about American Indian culture to four basic health care challenges--motivating patients to come for treatment, diagnosis, getting patients to accept treatment, and getting patients to continue treatment out of the clinic-- with the goal of enabling medical professionals to better serve American Indian patients.

Unikaatuatiit = Story Tellers

CALL # E78.C2 U5 2001
PUBLISHER: Igloolik, Northwest Territories, Canada : Igloolik Isuma Productions, c2001
DESCRIPTION: 3 videocassettes (400 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
SUMMARY: A collection of Inuit storytelling for the 21st century. Featuring a myriad of storytellers (elders, youth, men and women) and narrative forms (drama, documentary, historical re-enactment, performance). The programs in this collection are all rooted in the ancient art of Inuit storytelling and told from a uniquely Inuit point of view.
OTHER TITLE: Storytellers box set [video recording]

Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick? / Produced by California Newsreel in Association with Vital Pictures.

CALL # RA448.4 .U53 2008

PUBLISHER: [San Francisco, Calif.] : California Newsreel, c2008.

DESCRIPTION: 1 videodisc (ca. 236 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

SUMMARY: "UNNATURAL CAUSES sounds the alarm about the extent of our alarming socio-economic and racial inequities in health--and searches for their root causes. But those causes are not what we might expect ... It turns out there's much more to our health than bad habits, health care or unlucky genes. The social conditions in which we are born, live and work profoundly affect our well-being and longevity."--Producer's website.

CONTENTS: Introduction -- In sickness and in wealth (56 min.) -- When the bough breaks (29 min.) -- Becoming American (29 min.) -- Bad sugar (29 min.) (About the Tohono O'odham) -- Place matters (29 min.) -- Collateral damage (29 min.) -- Not just a paycheck (30 min.).

Last modified: October 25, 2013