Topic: Black Films Native Films

Silent Film, All-Native Cast: The Daughter of Dawn (1920)

Videos of Silent Film With All-Native Cast including Wanada Parker, daughter of Chief Quannah Parker. “The Daughter of Dawn” (1920), a silent film featuring an all-Native cast came to be made, lost seemingly forever, was discovered nearly a century later (in shambles), then restored and shown to the cast’s descendants. It sure is one of […]

Story of an All-Native American Professional Football team (HD)

Playground of the Native Son (2014) Directed by Celia Xavier & Michael Nash Narrated by Adam Beach “Playground of the Native Son”, a documentary, is the story of the All-Native American Professional Football team in Oklahoma during the 1920’s and 1930’s called “The Hominy Indians”. Twenty two different tribes were represented; some played for one […]

Multiracial Identity: Afro Native American (HD Video)

Afro Native Narratives: People of Multiracial Identity (HD Video). Video interviews with Mahealani Uchiyama, Shamir Kali Griffin, Linda Cousins-Newton and Grant Perryman who talk about their experiences being multiracial and the complexities of the Afro Native identity. The Questions in this video clip revolves around contemporary issues like how culture differs from DNA and how that […]

Tribal Rolls & Federally Recognized Tribes (HD Video)

Afro Native Narratives: Tribal Rolls for Federally Recognized Tribes (HD Video) Interviews discussing opinions and experiences with tribal rolls for federally recognized tribes being multiracial and the complexities of the Afro Native identity. I Love Ancestry provides an online platform using its website and social media networks to educate and engage anyone interested in the little-known, untold stories of […]

Blood Quantum in Indian Country (HD Video)

Afro Native Narratives Jihan Gearon on Blood Quantum in Indian Country (HD Video) This interview is about Jihan Gearon of Diné (Navajo) and African American heritage, and the Executive Director of the Black Mesa Water Coalition and an aggressive advocate of Indigenous Peoples rights and environmental justice as well as an active organizer, speaker, and […]

From Above: Black Man, Native Woman Love Story

“From Above” (2013), is an award winning, myth-poetic feature film about two souls so deeply in love with one another that they are entangled beyond life itself.   (1 hr. 52 min.) Starring Danny Glover and Graham Green. A movie that raises awareness on the interrelated stories of African American and Native American people in North America. […]
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