Beyond The Mesas

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Producer:  Allan Holzman, Culture of Children, LLC

Year: 2007

Format: DVD  Running time: 35 mins.

About

Beyond the Mesas describes some of the Hopi experience during and since the Oraibi Split, along with personal descriptions of what it was like to attend the Sherman Indian School in Riverside, California. Topics covered in the film include: Hopi understanding of education, early government efforts to assimilate and acculturate Hopis, the Oraibi Split, Hopi language loss at American schools, and the future of the Hopi people.

 

This title is part of the INDIAN BOARDING SCHOOLS: Keeping the Culture Alive two-part series.

 

See also Beautiful Resistance.

 

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