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America at Its Centennial [electronic resource]: 1876

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As America celebrates its centennial, five million people descend on Philadelphia to celebrate American technological achievements. In their assessment of where America is in 1876, Professor Miller and his team of historians perceive that some of the early principles of the Republic remain unrealized and the question of race in America has become a major divisive force.
Online
2000
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The West [electronic resource]

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Follows the progress of railroads and ranchers, rabble-rousers and racists in the development of the American West. Native Americans are displaced from their homelands; feminists gain a foothold in their fight for the right to vote, while farmers organize and the Populist Party appears on the American political landscape.
Online
2000
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Research and Discovery [electronic resource]: Shirley Sterling and Laura Tohe

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At the Skokomish reservation in Washington state, Sally Brownfield and her students study and connect with the literature and issues related to the Native American boarding school program. Students use Shirley Sterling's novel, "My Name Is Seepeetza" and the poetry of Laura Tohe as the lenses through which they explore topics of their choosing. The class visits the Skokomish Tribal Center to interview tribal elders about the impact of the residential boarding program on the community. Author Shirley Sterling visits the class and answers student questions related to her novel, her life, and their personal research topics. Students then decide how to make their learning public.
Online
2005
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Amazon Journal

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Geoffrey O'Connor, the filmmaker of Contact and At The Edge of Conquest has produced this fascinating chronicle of recent political events in the Brazilian Amazon. Beginning with the assassination of Chico Mendes in 1988 and ending with a return trip to Yanomami Territory in 1995, this six year journey provides an illuminating perspective on the volatile changes of this era. Besides documenting events, O'Connor analyzes the complex interaction between semi-isolated indigenous societies and "outsiders." In collaboration with Brazilian anthropologist Alcida Ramos, he explores the return of the "noble savage phenomena", wherein outsiders created misleading illusions about Indian societies. This cultural confusion explains many of the region s tragic events. This insightful look at the A [...]
Online
1995
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The Way West

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The story begins with the opening decades of expansion, key technological advances, and the uprooting of the native people through the Civil War period. It then examines the four-year period immediately following the Civil War to the completion of the transcontinental railroad. The conclusion traces the sequence of events leading to the battle of the Little Big Horn, the oppression of Native American tribes, the rise of the Ghost Dance religion and the massacre at Wounded Knee.
DVD
2004; 1990
Clemons (Stacks)
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Warrior Women

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"Warrior women is the story of Madonna Thunder Hawk, an AIM leader who cultivated a kindred group of activists' children, including her daughter Marcy, into the "We Will Remember" Survival School as a Native alternative to govenment education. Together, Madonna and Marcy fought for Native rights in an environment that made them more comrades than mother-daughter. Today, with Marcy, now a mother herself, both are still at the forefront of Native issues, fighting against the environment devastation of the Dakota-Access Pipeline and for indigenous cultural values. Through their story, the film explores what it means to naviagte a movement and motherhood, and how activist legacies pass from generation to generation under a colonizing government that meets Native resistance with violen [...]
DVD
2018
Clemons (Stacks)