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American Indians in New Mexico Made Movies

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Movies tend to show us American Indians that were created by white people. Although the people of New Mexico's tribes and pueblos have long been involved in movie-making, most often these works are ignored or overlooked.  In over 4000 films (not just those shot in NM), Hollywood has shaped the often negative image of Native Americans. Classic Westerns like They Died with Their Boots On created stereotypes. Later blockbusters like Little Big Man, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Dances with Wolves (sort of) began to dispel them. Not until a renaissance in Native American cinema did films like Once Were Warriors and Smoke Signals portray Native people as human beings. In  this compilation of film clips from New Mexico-made movies, you’ll take a unique "tour" of New Mexico's "Indian Country" by showing clips with live narration, of New Mexico-made films where  pueblo and tribal people are featured, in both positive ways or in negative ways.

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Tue

CE South Building

Jeff Berg 



Please read:  UNM Tuition Remission eligible, under Personal Enrichment



Registration Closes On
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/25/2018 - 9/25/2018 Weekly - Tue 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Albuquerque, CE South Building  Map, Room: 107 Jeff Berg