Topic: 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 […]
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