Indian America: A Gift From the Past


60m 1994

Brief Synopsis

Documentary about the discovery of a Makah Indian village in Washington state, engulfed by a mud slide over 500 years ago. The excavation presents the most complete picture of Native American life at the time and has changed the lives of the Makah people today. Uses archival film of the excavations,

Film Details

Release Date
1994

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

Documentary about the discovery of a Makah Indian village in Washington state, engulfed by a mud slide over 500 years ago. The excavation presents the most complete picture of Native American life at the time and has changed the lives of the Makah people today. Uses archival film of the excavations, interviews, animation, three-foot-high marionettes, and artifacts.

Film Details

Release Date
1994

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

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