Item Details

The West: Episode 8 Ghost Dance [electronic resource]

a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV Washington in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Dayton Duncan
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Discover how mining and industrial expansion changed the West forever, while land rushes and assimilation efforts prolonged the tragedy for Native Americans. Through primary resource materials, explore the West's promise of a better life and learn about a religious movement called the Ghost Dance that swept through dispirited Indian reservations and culminated in the tragedy at Wounded Knee
Director
Stephen Ives
Performers
Narrator, Peter Coyote.
Release Date
1996
Run Time
60 min.
Language
English
Rating
Not rated
Notes
Originally broadcast in 1996
Variant Title
West: Ghost dance.
Series
VIVA PBS Streaming Video Collection
VIVA Streaming Video Collection
Credits
Director of photography, Buddy Squires with Allen Moore ; edited by Adam Zucker ; music by Matthias Gohl.
Published
[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, [2005, 1996].
Publisher no.
pbs_wet000-8 PBS Video
Access Restriction
Digital content license from PBS Video, [2005] ; available to 2005 VIVA member institutions.
Related Resources
More information on this video:
Description
1 streaming video file (60 min.) : digital, MP4 file, sd., col. with b&w sequences.
Mode of access: Internet
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