American Indians

Moving Within the Circle

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Copies: 1

Contemporary Native American Music and Dance
Produced and Compiled by Bryan Burton

1994 World Music Press
PO Box 2565 Danbury CT 06813

America's Great Indian Nations

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This documentary profiles six of the major Native American tribes that were defeated and subdued as part of the settling of the United States.

The Constitution of the Iroquois Nations: Great Binding Law

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Text of the Great Law of Peace of the Haudenosaunee.

The Learning Longhouse

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Page includes links to Iroquois art, terminology, clothing, shelter, music, language, clans, and other topics about the Iroquois.

Main museum page: www.iroquoismuseum.org

Children of the Longhouse (Unabridged)

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When Ohkwa'ri overhears a group of older boys planning a raid on a neighboring village, he immediately tells his Mohawk elders. He has done the right thing - but he has also made enemies. Grabber and his friends will do anything they can to hurt him, especially during the village-wide game of Tekwaarathon (lacrosse).

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950L
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03:35
Children of the Longhouse (Unabridged)

A Boy Called Slow (Unabridged)

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His father had earned the name Returns Again to Strike the Enemy, his uncle Four Horns - good, strong names. But the boy, born many winters ago to the Hunkpapa band of the Lakota Sioux, was called Slow.

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AD690L
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00:12
A Boy Called Slow (Unabridged)

The Bean Trees (Unabridged)

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Clear-eyed and spirited, Taylor Greer grew up poor in rural Kentucky with the goals of avoiding pregnancy and getting away.

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900L
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09:21
The Bean Trees (Unabridged)

Tales of Wonder I and II: Traditional Native American Stories for Children (2004)

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Replaced VHS copy with this DVD. Tales of Wonder I and II is a two hour enchanting collection of Indian stories and legends handed down from generation to generation. Entertainment for the whole family. 18 stories in all!

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Primary
Elementary
Middle
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01:20
Tales of Wonder I and II: Traditional Native American Stories for Children

Exploring Borderlands (2003)

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Exploring Borderlands

Chicana writer Gloria Anzaldúa tells us that the border is "una herida abierta [an open wound] where the lifeblood of two worlds is merging to form a third country — a border culture." This program explores the literature of the Chicano borderlands and its beginnings in the literature of Spanish colonization.

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High
Professional
Length: 
00:28
Exploring Borderlands

Native Voices (2003)

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Resistance and Renewal in American Indian Literature

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High
Professional
Length: 
00:28
Native Voices