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Last changed on Wed, 12/31/1969 - 17:00
Community
Navajo/Diné Community, Puebloan (Several Villages) Community , Hopi Community, Intertribal/Pan-Indian Community
Category
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
Navajo/Diné Community
Category
Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
Major themes briefly covered: Daily life, rug weaving, social life, courtship, wedding customs, sheepherding, preparing food, harvesting corn, carding and spinning wool, rug weaving, trade, silversmithing, social dances, and constructing a hogan.
Community
Navajo/Diné Community
Category
Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
Overview of Navajo/Diné living conditions, amenities, boarding schools, women working in an Indian hospital, spinning wool and weaving, men building an irrigation system, silversmithing, sand painting, and more.
Community
Navajo/Diné Community
Category
Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
This film follows the 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
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.
Community
Navajo/Diné Community
Category
Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
Theme: overview of Navajo/Diné agricultural practices, moving from winter to summer hogans and other seasonal activities. Story: follows a family including two children, Little Bow and Dark Eyes.
Community
Navajo/Diné Community
Category
Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
Brief history of the Navajo's relationship to the Canyon de Chelly and its formation over time; other topics: construction of hogans; sheep sheering; cliff dwellings; and prayer piles.
Community
Navajo/Diné Community
Category
Sponsored and Educational Films
Summary
Fictional (and questionable) narrative about a 12-year-old boy who captures a Great Horned Owl and attempts to tame it. He brings it home to his parents and grandparents. Some images of daily life.