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Don't Get Sick After June: American Indian Healthcare

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"Describes how most federally run Indian health care facilities run out of money eight months into the fiscal year and generally have no funding for health problems after the month of June" -- Web.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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American Indian Homelands: Matters of Truth, Honor and Dignity-Immemorial

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"The film powerfully highlights efforts to redress more than a century's worth of legal and political moves undermining Indian land ownership and sovereignty, going back to the 1887 General Allotment Act; the national fight to recover lost lands is being led by the Twin Cities-based Indian Tenure Land Foundation."--Publisher's webpage.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Indians, Outlaws and Angie Debo

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A profile of historian Angie Debo. Focuses on her research in the 1930s uncovering a statewide conspiracy that deprived the Oklahoma Indians of their oil-rich lands and the efforts of officials and business interests to suppress her findings.
DVD
2010; 1988
Clemons (Stacks)
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Radioactive Reservations

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The story of how the Indian tribes may become the repository for radioactive waste is yet another chapter in their sad history in North America. In this film tribal leader Ron Eagleye Johnny takes us to four reservations whose inhabitants chronicle the negotiations with the U.S. government to place Monitored Storage Retrieval sites on their land The large commercial power companies have run out of places to bury their nuclear waste. The lure to these impoverished people is quick money, jobs, and the promise of safety. Unhappily, it is often the tribal councils that will negotiate the deals and profit from them without the money filtering down to the rest of the population. The tour starts with the Paiute Shoshone reservation, near Fort McDermott, Oregon, goes to the Skull Valley Cosi [...]
Online
1996
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The Way West

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Follow the extraordinary story of how the West was lost and won, from the time of the Gold Rush until after the last gasp of the Indian Wars at Wounded Knee, and the clash of cultures as Native Americans and whites struggled bitterly over the land.
VHS
1995
Ivy (By Request)
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Indians, Outlaws and Angie Debo

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A profile of historian Angie Debo. Focuses on her research in the 1930s uncovering a statewide conspiracy that deprived the Oklahoma Indians of their oil-rich lands and the efforts of officials and business interests to suppress her findings.
VHS
1989; 1988
Ivy (By Request)
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The Spirit of Crazy Horse

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A history of the century long effort by the Lakota Sioux to reclaim their land and culture.
VHS
1990
Ivy (By Request)
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Rebuilding Indian Country

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Reel 1, maps show the origin and history of the American Indian. Modern Indians work in Wisconsin's lumber industry, keep watch for forest fires, and clear bushes in the forest. Includes a close-up of a Delaware Indian treaty. Reel 2, Chippewa Indians make fishnets. Indians work on roads with tractors, picks, and shovels, stand in line at a field kitchen, engage in native handicrafts, and spear salmon on the Columbia River. Pima Indians farm. Shows an Indian Emergency Conservation camp. Indian children attend church in Arizona. Reel 3, Indians operate a sawmill, brand cattle, haul wood in horse-drawn carts, construct a reservoir, and build a house. Includes views of Navaho Indians and their sheep. Reel 4, Indian women make gloves, belts, baskets, beadwork, and rugs. Indians can food [...]
Online
1933
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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)