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Chingachgook, the Great Snake - Chingachgook, die Grosse Schlange
An adaptation of The Deerslayer, by James Fenimore Cooper. French colonists and Hurons fight against English troops and their allies, the Delaware. Only Chingachgook, a young Delaware, and his fair-skinned friend Deerslayer realize that the colonizers intend to exterminate the Native Americans altogether. Wahtawah, the daughter of the Delawarean chief,…
The Sons of Great Bear - Die Söhne der grossen Bärin
Here East German celebrity Gojko Mitic stars his very first_Indianerfilm_, or East German Western, as the fearless chief Tokei-ihto, whose Dakota tribe is being driven from the land of their ancestors. Based on the carefully researched fiction of Liselotte Welskopf-Henrich, it became East Germany's answer to the West German fascination…
Black Indians: An American Story
"Black Indians: An American Story", narrated by James Earl Jones with music by the Neville Brothers, brings to light a forgotten part of America's past - the cultural and racial fusion of Native and African Americans. Many notable Black Indians include Crispus Attucks, Frederick Douglas, Langston Hughes, Tina Turner, Jesse…
The Sunrise Dance
This documentary shows an ancient, sacred Apache ritual that has never before been filmed. The Sunrise Ceremony, which marks the passage from adolescence to adulthood for young Apache women, is disappearing under the pressures of cultural assimilation. This documentary focuses on the Sunrise Ceremony of 13-year-old Maureen Nachu, who lives…
A Day So Red
All the artists portayed in this program work in different media. Richard Ray Whitman, a photographer, comes from the Yuchi tribe; painter Dan Daminga belongs to the Hopi people; Emmi Whitehorse is a Navajo painter; the Apache Bob Haozous makes constructed, sometimes fetish-like sculptures, while Edgar Heap of Birds, of…
The Blood of My Brother - A Story of Death in Iraq
Nineteen-year-old Ibrahim struggles to provide for his family when his older brother is mistakenly shot and killed by an American patrol. With scenes of fighting and death on the streets of Baghdad, THE BLOOD OF MY BROTHER is the closest most viewers will ever come to being in Iraq; kneeling…
West's Combat Helicopters
This volume features the greatest of the west's helicopters such as the Bell UH-1 Huey, the Sikorsky UH-60 Blackhawk and the McDonnel Douglas AH-64 Apache. With a detailed script by leading aviation authority Christopher Chant, this is essential vieweing for all aviation and millitary enthusiasts.
Divided Heaven - Der geteilte Himmel
Part of the Series: Reel Women in East German Film
After a breakdown, Rita returns to her childhood village in 1961. As she recovers, she remembers the past two years: her love for the chemist Manfred, ten years her senior; how his enthusiasm about his new chemical process turned to bitter disappointment in the face of official rejection; how he…
Walela Live in Concert
"Walela Live in Concert" is an inspirational musical journey of the spirit, recorded live in Dallas at the Kalita Humphreys Theatre, featuring the talents of Rita Coolidge, Priscilla Coolidge and Laura Satterfield singing 12 of their most memorable songs. The film gives a close-up experience of the group in a…
The Meeting Ground
The American West--a place of convergence. Contrasting experiences of Native American tribes; Spanish-speaking communities of Mexican Americans in New Mexico, Texas, and California; Chinese immigrants, and African Americans. The impact of the Homestead Act and the experiences of native cultures.
The Apache Trail (Arizona State Route 88)
Part of the Series: Arizona Backroads Series
The Apache Trail, officially known as AZ Route 88, offers not only some of the best scenery in central Arizona, but also many of the state's most unique destinations. Our travels include the Lost Dutchman State Park, where, as the story goes, the "Dutchman," actually a German immigrant named Jacob…
Cave Creek; Globe; The Tonto Indian Ruins
Part of the Series: Arizona Backroads Series
Cave Creek has a rich archeological history that dates back to ancient days when Hohokam Indians lived here; also in the early to mid 1800s Tonto Apaches controlled the area until ranchers, farmers and miners settled the territory in 1870. Today the independent spirit of the Old West lives on…