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Navajo/Diné Community
Category
Completed Alternate Audio Narration, Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
Follows Navajo/Diné Carillo family and Boja artisan couple through a variety of activities including silversmithing, jewelry making, preparing wool, weaving, brushing hair, 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
B-Roll and Outtakes, Completed Alternate Audio Narration, Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
About a young Navajo/Diné boy, Son of the Hunter, who must grapple with death, abondonment by his father, his family's limited resources, and being forcibly moved to an indian boarding school.
Community
Navajo/Diné Community
Category
Completed Alternate Audio Narration, Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
Story about a Navajo family and their battle with tuberculosis as two members must heal in a sanatorium. Storyline includes generational differences regarding Western medicine, and a young Navajo man's decision to attend an Indian boarding school.
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
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
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
Completed Alternate Audio Narration, Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
Film features primarily Tom Burnsides' silversmithing of a buckle, trading at the post, and close-ups of his wares. Also, striking views of Monument Valley and family herding their flock across the landscape.
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
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
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.