Docs

  • Honor Riders

    Movie

    A story of the Navajo and Hopi Honor Riders, a Native American motorcycle group, originally founded in 2003 to honor the first Native American women killed in Iraq and helped bring a community and America's Indigenous nations together.

  • Tales of Wonder - Part 2

    Movie

    Tales of Wonder I And II (as seen on PBS) showcases Native American stories for children, as told in the Native American tradition by acclaimed storyteller and linguist Gregg Howard. “Tales of Wonder” has been used in a curriculum unit developed by the Stanford University Program on International...

  • Tales of Wonder - Part 1

    Movie

    Tales of Wonder I And II (as seen on PBS) showcases Native American stories for children, as told in the Native American tradition by acclaimed storyteller and linguist Gregg Howard. “Tales of Wonder” has been used in a curriculum unit developed by the Stanford University Program on International...

  • How to Trace Your Native American Heritage

    Movie

    "How to Trace Your Native American Heritage" teaches how to search out your Native American ancestors, obtain tribal citizenship and how to research the Dawes Rolls. Discover your Native American Heritage...for you, for your children, and for their children after them. This is an informative film...

  • Native American Healing

    Movie

    This film looks at the ancient health and healing methods of American Indians. It discusses the invaluable contributions the Native Americans made to our early frontier heritage and shows how many of those same healing plants and herbs are an important source of today’s modern methods of maintain...

  • Don't Get Sick After June

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    This well-researched documentary presents a troubling portrait - and indictment - of the U.S. government's dismal failure to provide health care in fulfillment of federal treaty and trustee obligations with American Indian nations. is a quality, Hi Definition, feature-length documentary. Its sobe...

  • Romance of a Vanishing Race

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    The Romance of a Vanishing Race includes three historic motion pictures of American Indians and their life-style in the early 1900s. Featuring Tribal Chiefs who participated in the Last Great Indian Council and several who fought at the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Originally produced on 35mm f...

  • Trail of Tears: The Cherokee Legacy Part 2

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    Part 2 - “Trail of Tears Cherokee Legacy” explores America’s darkest period: President Andrew Jackson’s Indian Removal Act of 1830 and the forced removal of the Cherokee Nation to Oklahoma in 1838. Nearly a quarter of the Cherokee National died during the Trail of Tears, arriving in Indian Territ...

  • Trail of Tears: The Cherokee Legacy Part 1

    Movie

    Part 1 - “Trail of Tears Cherokee Legacy” explores America’s darkest period: President Andrew Jackson’s Indian Removal Act of 1830 and the forced removal of the Cherokee Nation to Oklahoma in 1838. Nearly a quarter of the Cherokee National died during the Trail of Tears, arriving in Indian Territ...

  • Walela Live in Concert

    Movie

    Walela Live In Concert” (as seen on PBS and "Winner" of Best Video, Native American Music Awards 2005) is an inspirational musical journey of the Spirit as performed by Rita Coolidge, her sister Priscilla Coolidge, and Priscilla's daughter Laura Satterfield. Walela, the Cherokee language word fo...

  • Black Indians: An American Story

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    “Black Indians: An American Story,” explores the issue of racial identity among Native and African Americans. This in-depth documentary examines the coalescence of these two groups in American history. Discounted, and often ignored by mainstream America, these minority peoples have often shared a...

  • The Strong People

    Movie

    The Strong People is an award-winning documentary chronicling the largest dam removal project in US history on the Elwha River in Olympic Peninsula, Washington. It is told through the eyes of the Lower Elwha Klallam tribe that has long resided in the area, looking specifically at how these dams h...

  • Daughters of the Niger Delta

    Movie

    Three impoverished women struggle to survive amidst corporate irresponsibility and gender injustice.
    Hannah, Rebecca and Naomi live in the patriarchal world of the Niger Delta. Hannah had her land taken by her husband's family after his death, Rebecca wants to stop having children but her husban...

  • Gold Fever

    Movie

    Goldcorp Inc arrives in a remote village in Guatemala. Soon follows blown up mountains, despoiled water supplies and broken promises over jobs. As the gold frenzy brings in a profits bonanza for the company, the community launches a powerful resistance struggle. Dynamic and beautiful quality, thi...

  • A Bride For Barter?

    Movie

    Stuck between ancestral values and an ever changing modern world, the Huli people of Papua New Guinea find themselves struggling to maintain their tribal identity. An empathetic look at life's daily struggles.

    For hundreds of years, the Huli of Papua New Guinea lived by their ancient customs, ...

  • Maasai: A Warrior's Rite of Passage

    Movie

    The Maasai tribe, who live an exotic life on the border of Kenya, are the subject of this fascinating documentary about a people and place far removed from our own everyday reality. Filmmaker, Brad Minnich was granted unprecedented access to a three-day ceremony where Maasai Warriors gather, slau...

  • First Language: The Fight to Save a Language

    Movie

    Over fourteen thousand Cherokee remain in their ancestral homelands in the mountains of North Carolina, but few among them still speak their native language. Recognizing its imminent loss, the Eastern Band of Cherokee are now taking extraordinary steps in a fight to revitalize the Cherokee language.

  • Whaledreamers

    Movie

    Whaledreamers - the title alone evokes hypnotic visions of these most magnificent and ancient creatures. This visually stunning film offers an incredible glimpse into a rarely seen and scarcely understood tribal culture whose entire story of creation revolves around whales and has endured for c...

  • Es Kime Ani

    Movie

    Es Kime Ani, a NativeFlix original film. Journey with the Tahltan, a group of Athabascan speaking First Nation people from present day northwest British Columbia as they take the painful first steps to heal their lives and community from generations of trauma associated with the forced assimilati...

  • Game of Life

    Movie

    Documentary explores the cultural and spiritual significance of the sport of Lacrosse to the people of the Onondaga Nation. Called the "Creator's Game" by the Onondagas, Lacrosse has its origins deep within the customs and beliefs of The Six Nations people. Interviews with players, tribal leaders...

  • Healing the Warrior's Heart

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    Healing the Warrior's Heart examines the emotional trauma of war, through the prism of Native American tradition and ceremony. Many Native American traditions have long understood that helping heal emotionally and spiritually is key to maintaining a healthy society. Within many tribal communities...

  • American Indian Music

    Movie

    American Indians have rich and varied musical traditions. The early film shares the songs and dances of tribes from various parts of the country performed in traditional regalia. The film explores of the social and ceremonial functions of the music in the modern day. The film culminates in a comp...

  • Xit: Without Reservation

    Movie

    In 1970, a young American Indian rock back burst upon the music scene. They carried a message of unity, hope, and truth to Indian people across America. Their lyrics brought to the surface the injustice that had been and continues to be inflicted upon Native America. They not only brought rock an...

  • The Thick Dark Fog

    Movie

    Walter Littlemoon attended a federal Indian boarding school in South Dakota sixty years ago. The mission of many of these schools in 1950, was still to "kill the Indian and save the man." The children were not allowed to be Indians - to speak their language or express their culture or native iden...