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Alaskan Eskimo, On the Spring Ice
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directed by Leonard Kamerling, fl. 1974-2012 and Sarah Elder, fl. 1973-2015, in Alaskan Eskimo (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1975), 46 mins
Walrus as well as whales are hunted by the Eskimos of Gambell on St. Lawrence Island. As the film opens, an old man tells of the dangers of moving ice, how people used to drift on such ice and never return.
directed by Leonard Kamerling, fl. 1974-2012 and Sarah Elder, fl. 1973-2015, in Alaskan Eskimo (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1975), 46 mins
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Alaskan Eskimo, From The First People
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directed by Sarah Elder, fl. 1973-2015 and Leonard Kamerling, fl. 1974-2012; produced by Leonard Kamerling, fl. 1974-2012, Alaska Native Heritage Film Project, in Alaskan Eskimo (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1977), 46 mins
This is a film about change and contemporary life in Shungnak, a village on the Kobuk River in northwestern Alaska, 75 miles north of the Arctic Circle. Life in this inland community is dominated by the seasons and the river. In October, when the film begins, the Kobuk becomes filled with ice, which slowly thicken...
directed by Sarah Elder, fl. 1973-2015 and Leonard Kamerling, fl. 1974-2012; produced by Leonard Kamerling, fl. 1974-2012, Alaska Native Heritage Film Project, in Alaskan Eskimo (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1977), 46 mins
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Alaskan Eskimo, In Iirgu's Time
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directed by Katrina Kassler Waters, 1957-; produced by Katrina Kassler Waters, 1957-, in Alaskan Eskimo (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1988), 19 mins
Iirgu is an elder from the Siberian Yupik Eskimo village of Gambell on St. Lawrence Island. As two grandchildren listen, Iirgu recounts events in Gambell from the time the first missionaries arrived. His story is known as an ungipamsuk or true historical narrative. With ambivalent feelings, he describes more recen...
directed by Katrina Kassler Waters, 1957-; produced by Katrina Kassler Waters, 1957-, in Alaskan Eskimo (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1988), 19 mins
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Alaskan Eskimo, The Reindeer Thief
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written by Katrina Kassler Waters, 1957-; directed by Katrina Kassler Waters, 1957-; produced by Katrina Kassler Waters, 1957-, in Alaskan Eskimo (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1988), 12 mins
Like many St. Lawrence Island legends, this story is set in Siberia where Chukchi, the Reindeer People, live. Pelaasi, an elder from Gambell, speaks Siberian Yupik. His mythical story, about a man who goes out in search of a reindeer thief is an ungipaghaq, a tale that has been passed down unchanged through genera...
written by Katrina Kassler Waters, 1957-; directed by Katrina Kassler Waters, 1957-; produced by Katrina Kassler Waters, 1957-, in Alaskan Eskimo (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1988), 12 mins
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Aleut Story
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directed by Marla Williams, fl. 1998-2005; produced by Marla Williams, fl. 1998-2005, Aleutian Pribilof Heritage Group and SprocketHeads (Lincoln, NE: Vision Maker Media, 2005), 1 hour 27 mins
In the turbulence of war, in a place where survival was just short of miraculous, the Aleuts of Alaska would redefine themselves -- and America. From indentured servitude and isolated internment camps, to Congress and the White House, this is the incredible story of the Aleuts' decades-long struggle for human and...
directed by Marla Williams, fl. 1998-2005; produced by Marla Williams, fl. 1998-2005, Aleutian Pribilof Heritage Group and SprocketHeads (Lincoln, NE: Vision Maker Media, 2005), 1 hour 27 mins
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All My Babies
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written by George C. Stoney, 1916-2012; directed by George C. Stoney, 1916-2012; produced by George C. Stoney, 1916-2012, Georgia. Department of Public Health (Albany, GA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1952), 54 mins
This is a training film about midwifery which transcends the form. It was selected by the Library of Congress for placement on the National Film Registry in 2002 as "a culturally, historically and artistically significant work." All My Babies was written, produced and directed by Stoney in collaboration with the...
written by George C. Stoney, 1916-2012; directed by George C. Stoney, 1916-2012; produced by George C. Stoney, 1916-2012, Georgia. Department of Public Health (Albany, GA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1952), 54 mins
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Also Called Sacajawea: Chief Woman's Stolen Identity
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written by Thomas H. Johnson (Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc., 2008, originally published 2008), 140 page(s)
written by Thomas H. Johnson (Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc., 2008, originally published 2008), 140 page(s)
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American Fair
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written by Rick Widmer, fl. 2004; directed by Rick Widmer, fl. 2004; produced by Lakefilm (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 1 hour 24 mins
American Fair is an intimate study of the hard-working farmers of York County, Maine, facing a vanishing way of life, their knowledge of land and beast, commitment to tradition and community - interdependent and pulling together. At the 140th fair in Acton, farmers congregate in the spirit of both co-operation and...
written by Rick Widmer, fl. 2004; directed by Rick Widmer, fl. 2004; produced by Lakefilm (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2007), 1 hour 24 mins
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An American Mosque
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directed by David Washburn, fl. 2007-2016; produced by David Washburn, fl. 2007-2016 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2013), 27 mins
An American Mosque is a film about Islam in America, religious intolerance, and the interfaith response to an historic hate-crime. When the Islamic Center of Yuba City, California, was burned to the ground in 1994, it was the first arson to destroy a mosque in US history. At the time, this incident was largely i...
directed by David Washburn, fl. 2007-2016; produced by David Washburn, fl. 2007-2016 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2013), 27 mins
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Indian Costumes in the United States - A Guide to the Study of the Collections in the Museum - Guide Leaflet Series No. 63 by Clark Wissler, July 1926
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in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N42: Papua New Guinea, Folder 4: Admiralty Islands. Mead and Fortune trip to Manus, 1928-29. Field data. Margaret Mead. Children's drawings #15) (District of Columbia), in American Museum of Natural History Guide Leaflet Series, No. 63 (New York, NY: American Museum of Natural History, 1926), 40 page(s)
**The image(s) of the document may be omitted here because of copyright considerations** A 40-page, printed, black-and-white booklet comprises a guide to American Indian costumes as a study aid for items in the collection of the American Museum of Natural History. It describes, with numerous illustrations, not mer...
in Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996, of United States. Library of Congress. Manuscript Division (N42: Papua New Guinea, Folder 4: Admiralty Islands. Mead and Fortune trip to Manus, 1928-29. Field data. Margaret Mead. Children's drawings #15) (District of Columbia), in American Museum of Natural History Guide Leaflet Series, No. 63 (New York, NY: American Museum of Natural History, 1926), 40 page(s)
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