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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 Navajo Facility.
Community
Intertribal/Mixed Community, Navajo/Diné Community, Pueblo/Puebloan Community
Category
Completed Alternate Audio Narration, Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
Shot at the Albuquerque Indian Sanitarium. On the topic of Tuberculosis symptoms, early detection, and healthcare in American Indian communities. [Note: there is a short section of the original film (5:04-6:12) that is audio only due to film decay.]
Community
Navajo/Diné Community, Pueblo/Puebloan Community , Hopi Community, Intertribal/Mixed 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
Pueblo/Puebloan Community
Category
Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
Overview of daily life in various Pueblo communities such as building an adobe dwelling and baking bread, plus ceremonies. It continues to showcase tourist activities in Santa Fe, Chimayó and more.
Community
Intertribal/Mixed Community, Pueblo/Puebloan Community , Apache/Ndee Community
Category
Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
This film features dancers, rodeo performers, and a parade of various tribes (including Kiowa/Ka'igwu, Jemez Pueblo/Walatowa, Apache/Nde/Ndee and Zuni/A:shiwi) at the annual The Inter-Tribal Ceremonials in Gallup, New Mexico.
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
Hopi Community
Category
Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
A brief summary of Hopi life on primarily First and Second Mesa, including basket weaving, gathering water, bread baking, ceremonial dances, and some discussion on women's roles.
Community
Akimel O'odham/Pima Community & Tohono O'odham/Papago Community
Category
Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
The narrative follows the daily routines of two Tohono O’odham children, their family and their community. Includes cooking, tending their fields, water gathering, picking prickly pairs and attending bible study and church.
Community
Navajo/Diné Community
Category
Completed Alternate Audio Narration, Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
A medicine man and assistants conduct a sandpainting ceremony to cure an ill man. Story includes the family coming to him for help, the creation of the painting, and the healing ceremony.
Community
Navajo/Diné Community
Category
Home Movies
Summary
Home movie footage of a Navajo woman weaving under a sun shade as a toddler girl learns/plays alongside, exterior of Monument Valley Tour jeep and driver, Navajos and tourists entering a hogan, talking to a woman, a group lining up for a photo, horses...
Community
Navajo/Diné Community
Category
Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
Film showcases three ceremonial dances performed at night: Great Feathered Arrow Dance, Feather Dance, and Fire Dance. Also features the arrivals of families to the event, making fry breads, and more.
Community
Hopi Community
Category
Educational Film Strip
Summary
Educational film strip for children about a young widower, Talayesva, from Oraibi (Third Mesa) who follows his recently deceased wife, Moki, to the land of the afterlife: Moska.