Y126 DVD based on the Newbery Honor Book by Elizabeth George Speare. A colonial family seeks a new life in the Maine wilderness in 1768. 13 year old Matt is left alone to protect the family’s claim and develops a deep friendship with a young Penobscot Indian. Running time 93 minutes. Questar Entertainment.
Y124 DVD True story of 15 year old Simon Jackson (named one of Time Magazine’s “Heroes for the Planet”), who showed the world how one person can make a difference. After being rescued in the remote wilderness by a rare white Kermode bear (Spirit Bear), he learns the bears are an endangered species. Simon becomes a political activist and takes on the forest industry and the government. Through his work, 2,500 square miles of Princess Royal Island were protected to preserve the Spirit Bear’s natural habitat. Running time: 91 minutes. Questar Entertainment.
AD104 DVD was winner of the American Indian Film Festival. Two parts: 1) Great Indian Leaders features four extraordinary figures: Crazy Horse, chief Joseph, Geronimo, and Quanah Parker. 2) Great Indian Nations tells six stories of: the Iroquois, the Seminoles, the Shawnee, the Navajo, the Cheyenne, and the Lakota Sioux. Total running time: 110 minutes. Produced by Media Process Group, Distributed by Questar.
AD80 Five part DVD series documents the 350 year struggle between the Native Americans and the white man. Tens of thousands of lives were lost in the following conflicts: the Battle of Tippecanoe, the Battle of Horseshoe Bend, the Seminole Wars, the Battle of Little Big Horn and the Battle of Wounded Knee where America’s landscape was changed forever. Total run time: 235 minutes. 2009 Mill Creek Ent.
AD25 - DVD, 90 minutes, Source: 1862wopila
Learn about the Lakota “Fool Soldiers” who set out to rescue 2 women and 6 children captured at Lake Shetek.