American Indian Cultural House Film Series Opens February 16, 2012

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The University Libraries are proud to co-sponsor the third annual American Indian Cultural House Film Series.

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Thursday, February 16, 2012

"In Whose Honor?" takes a critical look at the long-running practice of "honoring" Native American Indians by using them as mascots and nicknames in sports.  In this moving an award-winning documentary, Native Americans speak out about the hurtful and harmful effects of stereotyped sports images on both Natives and non-Natives alike.
            -Jay Rosenstein Productions website

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Edward Sheriff Curtis, or the "Shadow Catcher" as he was later called by some of the tribes, took over 40,000 images and recorded rare ethnographic information from over eighty American Indian tribal groups, ranging from the Eskimo or Inuit of the far north to the Hopi people of the Southwest. This film explores the history of Curtis' accumulated works.
            -George Horse Capture, American Masters, PBS website

Thursday, April 19, 2012

"Reel Injun" is an entertaining and insightful look at the Hollywood Indian, exploring the portrayal of North American Natives through  a century of cinema.  Traveling through the heartland of America and into the Canadian North, Cree filmmaker Neil Diamond looks at how the myth of "the Injun" has influenced the world's understanding- and misunderstanding- of Natives.
        The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Televisio

All performances are in 
Rapson Hall Auditorium
89 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

5:30 PM light refreshments
6:00 PM Film begins

For more information please contact:
The Circle of Indigenous Nations
COIN@UMN.EDU
612.624.2555

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