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Native American Healing in the 21st Century
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How To Trace Your Native American Heritage
"How To Trace Your Native American Heritage" is a valuable resource for anyone looking to discover or establish their Native American ancestry. The film provides both the basics for genealogical research and unique points for Native American research. The viewer will learn: How to contact your tribe; where to find…
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Part of the Series: Spirit of America Series
What does it mean to be a Native American? Perhaps Native American model Stormy Hollingsworth (Ute) says it best, "to be proud, to know that our past and our whole history is a circle of life." This program introduces us to members of the Ute, Lakota, Northern Cheyenne and Omaha…
Our Fires Still Burn: The Native American Experience
This exciting and compelling one hour documentary invites viewers into the lives of contemporary Native American role models living in the U.S. Midwest. It dispels the myth that American Indians have disappeared from the American horizon, and reveals how they continue to persist, heal from the past, confront the challenges…
Nature in Native American Myth
Nature spirits take on a variety of forms in various cultures. Discover the maize myths and other stories about the origins of nature in the Americas. Learn how these stories demonstrate the way people answered questions about how the world came to be as it is.
Native American Tricksters
Go in-depth with the Trickster archetype. Although not exclusive to Northern American tales, the Trickster is the most popular character in Native American myths. There are likely more stories about him than about anyone else.
Hand Game - The Native American Game of Power & Chance
This documentary explores the mythic and historic roots of contemporary gambling in the Northwest Native Society through a look at the traditional hand game (also called "stick game" or "bone game"). Travelling from reservation to reservation meeting engaging and colorful players, the filmmakers show how traditional ways of thinking are…
The History of the United States - The Founding Fathers of the US
Part of the Series: A Nation Of Immigrants
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