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Community
Hopi Community
Category
Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
A summary of Hopi pottery and Piki bread making, and agricultural and livestock-keeping practices in the Keams Canyon and First Mesa areas of the Hopi reservation. Story follows John Ovayama through various scenarios reflecting Hopi life and customs..
Community
Navajo/Diné Community
Category
Completed Alternate Audio Narration, Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
Scenes of Navajo life include: sheepherding and animal husbandry; rug weaving; moccasin making; preparing food; visiting the trading post; farming; a marriage, silversmithing; conducting a sweat; performing a men’s Shooting Way Chant and sandpainting.
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
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.
Community
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
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.