Broken Rainbow (1985)

Documentary about the history of the forced relocation of thousands of Navajo people from Black Mesa in Arizona after the 1974 Navajo-Hopi Land Settlement Act.

For the time being this film will not be counter-narrated, but is presented for educational purposes only. It may in future be expanded upon as a lesson plan. There are quite a few resources analyzing and documenting this event with which to pair it, so please stay tuned. If any party within the Navajo or Hopi communities wants to record a response to this film, please email us at