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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
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
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.