Needs Review by Navajo/Diné Community

Needs Review by Navajo/Diné Community

The films in this collection have not yet been reviewed by a community member.
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Community
Navajo/Diné Community
Category
Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
Film showcases three ceremonial dances performed at night: Great Feathered Arrow Dance, Feather Dance, and Fire Dance. Also features the arrivals of families to the event, making fry breads, and more.
Community
Navajo/Diné Community, Hopi Community, Intertribal/Mixed Community
Category
Documentary
Summary
Documentary about the history of the forced relocation of thousands of Navajo people from Black Mesa in Arizona after the 1974 Navajo-Hopi Land Settlement Act.
Community
Intertribal/Mixed Community, Navajo/Diné Community, Hopi Community, Apache/Inde Community, Pueblo/Puebloan Community
Category
Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
*Culturally insensitive content.* Various Native communities perform ceremonial dances and compete in games in festivals at various locations like Tesuque Pueblo. Also features a Wampanoag marriage ceremony.
Community
Navajo/Diné Community
Category
Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
Theme: leasing land to oil companies is depicted as providing social and financial benefit. Calvin Clauschee and his uncle Bill Draper visit oil rigs, Areth (Utah) Trading Post, Window Rock, the Navajo Tribal Fair, the Clauschee family home, and more.
Community
Navajo/Diné Community
Category
Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
Overview of Navajo/Diné living conditions, amenities, boarding schools, women working in an Indian hospital, spinning wool and weaving, men building an irrigation system, silversmithing, sand painting, and more.
Community
Navajo/Diné Community
Category
Home Movies
Summary
Home movie footage of a Navajo woman weaving under a sun shade as a toddler girl learns/plays alongside, exterior of Monument Valley Tour jeep and driver, Navajos and tourists entering a hogan, talking to a woman, a group lining up for a photo, horses...
Community
Hopi Community
Category
Educational Film Strip
Summary
Educational film strip for children about a young widower, Talayesva, from Oraibi (Third Mesa) who follows his recently deceased wife, Moki, to the land of the afterlife: Moska.