RE: [Videolib] Need Current Documentary on history of Native

Threatt, Monique L (mthreatt@indiana.edu)
Wed, 25 May 2005 14:12:05 -0500

Thanks, Gary.

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Subject: Re: [Videolib] Need Current Documentary on history of Native
Americans in TV or film

...nope. nuthin' newer than the Images of Indians series (at least that
I
know of) Odd isn't it?

Gary

At 10:42 AM 5/24/2005 -0500, you wrote:
>Hello,
>
>Can someone tell me if there is a current documentary (produced within
>the past 10 years) that portrays the history of Native Americans in
>television, or film? Although IMAGES OF INDIANS is a wonderful series,

>it was produced in 1979.
>
>Our library owns IMAGES OF INDIANS [videorecording] / written,
>produced, & directed by Phil Lucas & Robert Hagoplan. A five-part
>series which examines the Indian stereotype portrayed in movies and
>questions what the effect of this Hollywood image has been on Indians'
>own self-image.
>
>Totally unrelated, I loved Smoke Signals (1998)and thought the feature
>was a positive portrayal, albeit the harsh realities of living on the
>rez. It would be nice to see clips of this film included in an updated
>doc on Native Americans.
>
>Thanks,
>Monique Threatt
>IU Bloomington
>
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Gary Handman
Director
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley
ghandman@library.berkeley.edu
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