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Community
Apache/Inde Community
Category
Completed Alternate Audio Narration, Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
A brief summary of Apache/Nde/Ndee everyday activities (particularly women's roles) and ceremonies including the Sunrise Ceremony/Girls’ Puberty Ceremony.
Community
Apache/Inde Community
Category
Completed Alternate Audio Narration, Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
An overview of daily Apache (White Mountain) life collecting water, cattle grazing, clothing styles and baskets, as well as the performance of a Sunrise Cermony.
Community
Navajo/Diné Community, Pueblo/Puebloan Community , Hopi Community
Category
Completed Alternate Audio Narration, Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
Part 1: Navajo activities include: silversmithing, rug weaving, trading post activity. Part 2: Hopi and Zuni artisans make pottery and jewelry, also visit an Indian Fair. Part II begins at 11:20.
Community
Hopi Community
Category
Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
A brief summary of Hopi artisans from First, Second, and Third Mesas weaving a sash, dying rabbitbrush, weaving baskets, and making pottery.
Community
Pueblo/Puebloan Community
Category
Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
Jemez Pueblo father, Vivian Fragua, instructs his son, Moses, on their cultural practices and heritage including agriculture and food making, adobe building, and ceremonial dances. They also visit the Gallup Indian Ceremonial and perform in the parade.
Community
Navajo/Diné Community
Category
Completed Alternate Audio Narration, Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
Theme: overview of Navajo/Diné agricultural practices, moving from winter to summer hogans and other seasonal activities. Story: follows a family including two children, Little Bow and Dark Eyes.
Community
Navajo/Diné Community
Category
Completed Alternate Audio Narration, Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
A profile of Navajo/Diné social life, family structure, and culture. Activities shown: farming corn, sheep herding, preparing corn bread, children and family pets; weaving wool and yarn preparation, loom building, silversmithing, trading goods, and more.
Community
Navajo/Diné Community
Category
Completed Alternate Audio Narration, Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
Brief history of the Navajo's relationship to the Canyon de Chelly and its formation over time; other topics: construction of hogans; sheep sheering; cliff dwellings; and prayer piles.
Community
Navajo/Diné Community
Category
Completed Alternate Audio Narration, Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
Fictional (and questionable) narrative about a 12-year-old boy who captures a Great Horned Owl and attempts to tame it. He brings it home to his parents and grandparents. Some images of daily life.
Community
Navajo/Diné Community
Category
Completed Alternate Audio Narration, Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
Survey of modern conveniences and amenities to be found on the reservation, including Navajo/Diné-owned businesses, boarding schools, soldiers and Boy Scouts, art classes, public ceremonies, and the newly opened General Dynamics Pomona Navajo Facility.
Community
Intertribal/Mixed Community, Navajo/Diné Community, Pueblo/Puebloan Community
Category
Completed Alternate Audio Narration, Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
Shot at the Albuquerque Indian Sanitarium. On the topic of Tuberculosis symptoms, early detection, and healthcare in American Indian communities. [Note: there is a short section of the original film (5:04-6:12) that is audio only due to film decay.]
Community
Navajo/Diné Community
Category
Completed Alternate Audio Narration, Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
Navajo activities include: silversmithing jewelry and bow guard; grinding corn meal and baking bread; eating a meal; ploughing and planting; children and elders; wrapping a baby into a cradleboard. Views of Monument Valley and Canyon de Chelly.