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

Threatt, Monique L (
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
know of) Odd isn't it?


At 10:42 AM 5/24/2005 -0500, you wrote:
>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.
>Monique Threatt
>IU Bloomington
>Videolib mailing list

Gary Handman
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley


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