Indian Country Diaries, Part 1: A Seat at the Drum

$30.00 each

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Explores how Native people in the middle of an urban American culture resist assimilation.


Part 1 of 2-part series.

 

Indian Country Diaries is a two-program series exploring the challenges facing Native Americans today. A Seat at the Drum explores how Native people in the middle of an urban American culture resist assimilation. Ojibwe writer Mark Anthony Rolo guides us through the history of the Urban Indian Relocation program of the 1950s and the lives of some of the 280,000 Native Americans living in Los Angeles.

The second program in the series is entitled Spiral of Fire and is also available from Oyate.

 

 


Director: Carol Patton Cornsilk

Produced by: Native American Public Telecommunications

Format: DVD, color, 86 minutes.

Availability: Available for home-use or with public performance rights.

Published: 2005

Tribes/Ethnic Groups: Eastern Band Cherokee