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General Resources

Common Portrayals of Aboriginal People 
Internet Movie Database 

Indigenous Film Producers

Allies: Media/Art 
Chiapas Media Project 
Full Circle Video 
Gryphon Productions 
Igloolik Video 
Native American produced films  from The Filmakers Library
See also: Multicultural films and Anthropology films
Shenandoah Film Productions 
Turtle Island Productions 
Victor Masayesva, Jr. , video and photographic artist
Vision Makers Video  a service of Native American Public Telecommunications

Individual Movies

...And Woman Wove It in a Basket... 
Alcatraz Is Not an Island 
Bonnie Looksaway's Iron Art Wagon 
Chief Dan George and Family 
Desert Is No Lady 
Doe Boy 
Finding Our Talk: A Journey Through Aboriginal Languages 
First Nations: The Circle Unbroken, Videos 5-7 
Hózhó of Native Women 
Hank Williams First Nation 
Harold of Orange 
Heartbeat Of The Earth II 
Her Giveaway: A Spiritual Journey with AIDS 
Homeland: Four Portraits of Native Action 
Honey Moccasin 
Honored by the Moon 
Honoring Our Voices 
House Made of Dawn 
If Only I Were an Indian 
In the Light of Reverence 
Johnny Tootall 
Journey to Nunavut: Amarok's Song 
KwekŠnamad - The Wind Is Changing 
Legends sxwexwxwiy'am: The Story of Siwash Rock 
Lighting the 7th Fire 
March Point 
Mother of Many Children 
My Name is Kahentiiosta 
Naturally Native 
Navajo Talking Picture 
Navajo Talking Picture 
O'Siem: One Man's Powerful Journey of Healing 
Ojigkwanong: Encounter with an Algonquin Sage 
Picking Tribes 
Picturing a People: George Johnston, Tlingit Photographer 
Place Called Chiapas: Eight Months Inside the Zapatista Uprising 
Real Indian 
Redskins, Tricksters and Puppy Stew 
Return of Navajo Boy 
Singing Our Stories 
Smoke Signals 
Song Journey 
Soop on Wheels 
Spudwrench: Kahnawake Man 
Story Of The Coast Salish Knitters 
Susan Aglukark - streaming music 
Sweating Indian Style 
The Fast Runner  Winner - Camera d'Or, Cannes Film Festival
The Fast Runner trilogy 
Women Organize! 
Yuxweluptun: Man of Masks 


Evan Adams Coast Salish 
Evan Adams, from the Internet Movie Database
Sherman Alexie Spokane , Author of Smoke Signals
Sherman Alexie, from the Internet Movie Database
Sending Cinematic Smoke Signals, An Interview with Sherman Alexie
Interview with Sherman in The Atlantic Unbound
Sherman Alexie from the Native American Authors Project
Simon Baker  
Dennis Banks Anishnaabe 
Adam Beach Saulteaux 
Irene Bedard Inupiat/Cree 
Chief John Big Tree (Isaac Johnny John) Onondaga 
Black Hawk  
Tantoo Cardinal Métis 
from NativeCelebs
from Northern Stars
Shirley Cheechoo Cree 
Shirley's entree in the Canadian playwright database
Rita Coolidge Cherokee 
Internet Movie Database
Walela, Rita and Priscilla Coolidge and Laura Satterfield
Chief Dark Cloud Algonquin 
Minnie Devereaux  a.k.a. Minnie Ha Ha
Tote Du Crow  
William Eagle Eye  
Chris Eyre Cheyenne-Arapaho 
Biography on Hollywood.com
From the Internet Movie Database
Gary Farmer Cayuga 
Biography from Hollywood.com
Chief Dan George Salish 
Chief Dan George(1899 - 1981)
Chief Leonard George  
Rodney Grant  Omaha 
Rodney A. Grant from the Internet Movie database.
Graham Greene Six Nations Reserve 
Graham Greene, from the Internet Movie database.
Michael Greyeyes Plains Cree 
from Northern Stars
Pato Hoffmann Inca ? 
Michael Horse Yaqui-Mescalero Apache-Zuni 
Dakota House  
Tom Jackson Cree 
Tom Jackson, Cree
Geri Keams Navajo 
Tina Keeper Cree 
Interview with Tina
From Northern Stars.ca
Cody Lightning  
Litefoot Cherokee 
from the Internet Movie Database
Larry Littlebird Laguna Pueblo 
Chief Many Treaties  
Russell Means Lakota 
From the Internet Movie Database
Elaine Miles Cayuse/Nez Perce 
Monique Mojica Kuna-Rappahannock 
From the Native American Women's Playwright Archive
Nanook Inuit 
Jim Northrup Anishinaabe 
From the internet Movie Database
Alanis Obomsawin Abenaki 
From the National Film Boad of Canada
From Women Make Movies
Sandra Osawa Makah 
2002 Rockerfeller Media Fellow
Shawn Michael Perry Salish/Mayan 
Valerie Red Horse Cherokee/Sioux 
Valerie Red-Horse from the Native American Authors Project
Princess Red Wing Winnebago 
Steve Reevis Blackfoot 
Alex Kawisenhawe Rice Mohawk 
Branscombe Richmond Aleutian 
Robbie Robertson Mohawk 
Robbie Robertson (IMDB)
Biography by Jason Ankeny from All-Music Guide
Will Rogers Cherokee 
From the Internet Movie Database
Will Rogers - American Humorist, Movie Actor and Social Critic
Buffy Sainte-Marie Cree 
From the Internet Movie Database
Folk Songs, Digital Art, and Indian Empowerment By Howard Rheingold
Will Sampson Muscogee (Creek)  From the Internet Movie Darabase
Greg Sarris Pomo 
Greg Sarris from the Native American Authors Project
Eric Schweig Inuit 
David Seals  
Don Shanks  
Patrick D. Shining Elk Eastern Shoshone 
Jay Silverheels Mohawk 
Chief Soldani  
Chief Standing Bear  
Charles Stevens Apache/Mexican 
Nipo T. Strongheart  
Wes Studi Cherokee 
From the Internet Movie Database
Alan Tafoya Jicarilla Apache 
Maria Tallchief Osage 
Honored by the Kennedy Center
Her Complete Bell Telephone Hour Appearances, 1959-1966 on VHS & DVD
Jim Thorpe Sac & Fox 
Jim Thorpe sports career
Jim Thorpe: Athlete of the Century Campaign
The Olympic Hall of Fame entry for Jim Thorpe
Thorpe preceded Deion, Bo, from ESPN
Jim Thorpe House site
Jim Thorpe Pro Football Hall of Fame
Jim Thorpe Monument
Michelle Thrush  
Chief Thunderbird  
Chief Thundercloud (Victor Daniels)  
Gordon Tootoosis Poundmaker First Nation 
Sheila Tousey Menominee & Stockbridge-Munsee 
Short biography
John Trudell Santee Sioux 
John Trudell (IMDB)
Floyd Red Crow Westerman Dakota Sioux 
Floyd Westerman from the Native American Authors Project
Chief White Eagle  
Chesley Wilson, Sr. Apache 
Sheldon Peters Wolfchild  
James Young Deer  
Chief Yowlachie (Daniel Simmons)  

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Wiping the War Paint Off the Lens: Native American Film and Video,
by Beverly R. Singer, Robert A. Warrior
Univ of Minnesota Pr.

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