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Artstor has launched nearly 25,000 Native American images from leading institutional sources. Content includes art and craft from across Europe, America, Asia, Africa, and the ancient Mediterranean.
Denver Public Library
This link uses the phrase "Native American," to access thousands of photographs in the Denver Public Library's Western History digital collection.
National Archives Digital Photography Collection
The Native American Heritage section includes an in-depth photographic portrayal of Native Americans. Sorted by subjects and selected from pictorial records by 15 government agencies including the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Films On Demand This link opens in a new window
Substantial streaming content on the American Indian Experience. In the subjects menu choose "Native American Studies"
Vision Maker Media
Indigenous-created media. VMM empowers and engages Native people to share stories. Envisioning a world changed and healed by understanding Native stories and the public conversations they generate. If there is a film you would like the library to purchase, let us know!
In the Library
Call Number: DVD PN 1997.2 .I53 2017
Saul Indian Horse, an Ojibway boy, is torn from his family and committed to a residential school. At the school, Saul is denied the freedom to speak his language or embrace his heritage and is a witness to abuse by the people sworn to protect him. But Saul finds salvation in the unlikeliest of places - the rink. His incredible hockey talents lead him away from the school to bigger and better opportunities, but no matter how far Saul goes, the ghosts of his past are always close behind.
Geronimo and the Apache Resistance
Call Number: DVD E 99 .A6 G476 2007
For years, Apache tribes had resisted the advance of the pioneers and their threat to the traditional ways of life. But Geronimo fought the longest, becoming one of the most famous, feared and misunderstood Indian warriors in our history. Now at last, descendants of those Apaches who fought so long ago tell their story as it has never been told.
We Shall Remain
Call Number: DVD E 77 .W4 2009 V.1
A five-part, 7.5 hour documentary series about the history of Native Americans in the United States, from the 17th century into the 20th century. Each 90-minute segment tells a story of pivotal moments in U.S. history from the Native American perspective.
Shoshone Voices, Native Choices
Call Number: DVD E 99 .S4 S5678 2008 C.1
This educational DVD is divided into three areas of interest: six Eastern Shoshone students' vocational internship at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC; an overview of Shoshone objects housed and managed in museums and the tribal community; Pow wow as a living aspect of material culture and celebration in the Shoshone word.
Racing the Rez
Call Number: DVD GV 1063 .R33 2012
Focusing on five teens living on the Navajo and Hopi reservations, Racing the Rez unfolds over two years of careful, patient observation, and offers a rare view into the surprising complexity and diversity of contemporary reservation life. The camera follows the boys from classrooms to the rez-life realities of remote, un-electrified homes, from grueling runs across canyons and mesas to their ultimate day of reckoning – the state meet – and beyond. Set in the southwest’s iconic desert landscape, this remarkable intersection between sport, culture, youth and adulthood, yields a powerful, intimate documentary of transformation and hope.
Bones of Contention
Call Number: DVD E 77.9 .B66 2004
The remains of more than 10,000 Native Americans unearthed at archaeological sites across the U.S. are in the possession of major museums. Is the analysis of the bones valid scientific research, or is it a desecration of Native American culture? This program focuses on the tensions between scientists, historians, and museum curators and Native American groups, as the bones take on a central role in a war of alternate perspectives.