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Indigenous Topics

Notable Resources in the IP Database

“Explore 1940's era films on the cultural and traditional heritage of the indigenous peoples of North America.”

  • On the bottom bar of the main page for IP North America, click “Short Films” under Cinematic History tab
  • There are 6 available films with individual synopses for each
    • Videos include documentaries produced about medicine, cultural traditions, and historical perspectives from the early 1900’s.
    • Some videos provide documentary of life and perceptions of historical Native Americans, while others are governmental productions.

  • If a linked video does not work due to “No plugin detected…”, click “Download this film” and open in Windows Media Player or VLC

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