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We shall remain. [Disc] 1 [videorecording] : America through native eyes /
an American Experience film in association with Apograph Productions, Inc., Tecumseh LLC and Native American Public Telecommunications ; coordinating producer, Cathleen O'Connell.
imprint
Boston, Mass. : WGBH Educational Foundation ; [S.l.] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, c2009.
description
1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
0793670268 (set), 9780793670260 (set)
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
Boston, Mass. : WGBH Educational Foundation ; [S.l.] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, c2009.
isbn
0793670268 (set)
9780793670260 (set)
standard identifier
841887010276
publisher #
AMX62100
AMX62100.1
contents note
After the Mayflower / produced by Sharon Grimberg, Cathleen O'Connell and Mark Zwonitzer ; co-producer and interview producer, Anne Makepeace ; story by Sharon Grimberg and Anne Makepeace ; telescript by Sharon Grimberg and Mark Zwonitzer ; directed by Chris Eyre ; (77 min.).
First Thanksgiving -- The People of the First Light -- The Pilgrims -- An alliance -- Living together -- The great migration -- Dispossession -- King Philip's War -- The war's end.
credits note
Principal photography, Paul Goldsmith ; editor, John Chimples ; music, John Kusiak.
general note
Documentary.
Originally broadcast on PBS television in a five-part series beginning April 13, 2009.
Set contains 5 programs.
Special features: "Hill High Low:" a ReelNative Films by Michael David Little; "A freeway Christmas:" a ReelNative Films by Rebecca Nelson; "Untitled:" a ReelNative Films by Courtney Leonard; "Hope for bigger than 16 seconds:" a ReelNative Films by Keely Curliss; PBS preview film, which combines a sneak preview of the documentary films with a behind-the-scenes look at the production of the series; short films: "Apache dance," "Wardrobe & makeup," "Cherokee language" and "Nipmuc language;" Native Now Films: "Language," "Sovereignty" and "Enterprise;" We Shall Remain signature image; Tecumseh's vision: deleted scene; behind-the-scenes footage; episode-by-episode teachers' guide; Library guide.
Title from set and disc containers.
performer
Narrator: Benjamin Bratt.
Reenactors: Marcos Akiaten, Nicholas Irons, Annawon Weeden.
abstract
They were charismatic and forward thinking, imaginative and courageous, compassionate and resolute. At times they were arrogant, vengeful and reckless. For hundreds of years, Native American leaders from Massasoit, Tecumseh, and Tenskwatawa, to Major Ridge, Geronimo, and Fools Crow valiantly resisted expulsion from their lands and fought the extinction of their culture. Sometimes, their strategies were militaristic, but more often they used what influence they had in a diplomatic, political, legal, as well as spiritual way. Tells the history of the United States from the Native American perspective.
language note
Closed-captioned.
In English with some Nipmuc (Algonquian dialect) with some subtitles in English.
catalogue key
7016873
technical details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (enhanced); Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, NTSC.
DVD-ROM drive and Adobe Acrobat Reader software required to access the PDF Teachers' guides and Library guide. Guides will not open on a standard DVD player.
A Look Inside
Full Text Reviews
Appeared in Library Journal on 2009-11-01:
We Shall Remain recounts the history of American Indian resistance over four centuries through pivotal moments and profiles, e.g., of Massasoit, Tecumseh, John Ross, Geronimo, and the Indian leaders of the 1973 revolt at Wounded Knee. Actor Benjamin Bratt, a longtime supporter of Indian causes, serves as off-camera narrator. Sadly, there is almost no period visual material for the first three parts of the series, so reenactments must suffice, but these are not consistently as successful as the news footage and pictorial history available for later episodes. Nevertheless, a powerful achievement; the start of better understanding of a crucial part of American history. We Are Still Here chronicles an effort by Katherine Siva Saubel and the -Cahuilla Indians of Southern California to preserve the culture, history, and traditions of the Cahuilla, presented through in-depth interviews with elder Saubel and her brother Alvino Siva. The film also portrays the Creation mythology of the Cahuilla, performed by a Native American cast, which is well done and sustains viewer interest. There are a lot of important ideas and traditions illuminated here, but the program tends to drag a bit. This project is made possible, in part, by a grant from the California Council for the Humanities as part of the council's statewide California Stories Initiative. American Outrage, originally released as Our Land, Our Life, is the story of feisty Western Shoshone sisters Carrie and Mary Dann and the small Nevada ranch where they run livestock on part of the 60 million acres recognized as Western Shoshone land in the 1863 Treaty of Ruby Valley. In a suit that began in 1974, they are being prosecuted by the Federal Bureau of Land Management, which now claims that the grazing is degrading the environment and has conducted roundups in which hundreds of horses and cattle have been airlifted by helicopter, leaving many injured and dead. In reality, gold has been discovered in the area, and several million acres are being strip mined. Mary Dann died in 2005, but the struggle and the lawsuit continue. Winner of many awards, this moving testimonial is essential viewing. Extras include a short film and a photo gallery. All three films will be appreciated by history buffs, students of Native American history, and general viewers.-Margaret B. Miller, Univ. of South Dakota Lib., Vermillion (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
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