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Review: 'Xingu' shares history behind tribal preserve in Brazil
Review: 'Xingu' shares history behind tribal preserve in Brazil (March 14, 2014)

Xingu shares the history behind the creation of the Xingu National Park in Brazil.


Everett Freeman, late Paskenta  leader, to receive award
Everett Freeman, late Paskenta leader, to receive award (November 4, 2011)

Everett Freeman, the late chairman of the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians in California, will receive the 2011 Eagle Spirit Award from the American Indian Film Institute. Freeman, who...


Blog: Oklahoma City Museum of Art showcases Indian film
Blog: Oklahoma City Museum of Art showcases Indian film (November 3, 2011)

"The Oklahoma City Museum of Art’s American Indian Cinema Showcase, co-presented with the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum, is tonight-Saturday at the museum’s Noble Theater, 415 Couch Drive....


Q&A: Preserving Wampanoag language in 'We Still Live Here'
Q&A: Preserving Wampanoag language in 'We Still Live Here' (October 12, 2011)

"Anne Makepeace is quick to tell people that the Wampanoag is the tribe that greeted the Mayflower. After all, what better way to quickly illustrate how forgotten this tribe...


Review: Wounded Knee 1973 comes alive in 'Good Day to Die
Review: Wounded Knee 1973 comes alive in 'Good Day to Die (October 3, 2011)

"The story of the 1973 Wounded Knee takeover comes alive in "A Good Day to Die," a documentary film, produced by Lynn Salt, Choctaw, and David Mueller. Funded by the...


Bam's Blog: Work  begins in Oklahoma for Wilma Mankiller film
Bam's Blog: Work begins in Oklahoma for Wilma Mankiller film (September 26, 2011)

"The Oklahoma Film & Music Office and the producers of “The Cherokee Word for Water,” a Mankiller Project LLC production, announced Friday evening that pre-production for the film has started...


Review: Shoni Schimmel overcomes history   'Off The Rez'
Review: Shoni Schimmel overcomes history 'Off The Rez' (May 16, 2011)

"Does the anguished history of a people inspire future generations to achieve new heights or is it a millstone around one’s neck, ensuring a continued legacy of hardship and despair?...


'Idaho's Forgotten War' documents Kootenai Tribe's battle
'Idaho's Forgotten War' documents Kootenai Tribe's battle (May 5, 2011)

"Idaho's Forgotten War," a documentary about the Kootenai Tribe, will be shown on the Flathead Reservation in Montana on Sunday. The film documents the war that former chairwoman Amy Cutsack...


Learning Channel  to air 'Off The Rez' documentary    May 14
Learning Channel to air 'Off The Rez' documentary May 14 (April 28, 2011)

The Learning Channel will air Off The Rez, a documentary about Shoni Schimmel, a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, on May 14. The film...


Interview: Filmmaker follows Shoni Schimmel 'Off the Rez'
Interview: Filmmaker follows Shoni Schimmel 'Off the Rez' (April 25, 2011)

"Shoni Schimmel streaks down the left side of the court, her long brown ponytail bouncing in the air behind her. At full speed, she uses her right hand to wrap...


Documentary follows Shoni Schimmel, Umatilla   basketball star
Documentary follows Shoni Schimmel, Umatilla basketball star (April 4, 2011)

Shoni Schimmel, a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, is the subject of Off The Rez, a documentary being shown at the upcoming Tribeca Film Festival....


Interview with Chris Eyre on his new project  'A Year in Mooring'
Interview with Chris Eyre on his new project 'A Year in Mooring' (March 15, 2011)

indieWIRE asked director Chris Eyre about his new project, "A Year in Mooring," and his inspiration for the film. "I became a filmmaker when I started taking pictures as a...


Oneida Nation leader heads to Los Angeles to promote filming
Oneida Nation leader heads to Los Angeles to promote filming (February 25, 2011)

Oneida Nation leader Ray Halbritter is headed to Los Angeles to attend the Academy Awards and to promote central New York as a filming location. Halbritter said filming could provide...