Warriors

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  • Creator a production of Prairie Public Broadcasting ; producer, Deb Wallwork
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication Lincoln, NE : Native American Public Broadcasting Consortium, [1987] ©1987
  • Physical Details
    • 1 videocassette (58 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in
  • OCLC ocm30048763
  • Credits
    • Interviewers, Bob St. John, Mike Toahty, Pat Janis ; film researcher, Dee Ann Dart

Summary

  • Discusses the Native American as a soldier in Vietnam and as a Vietnam veteran in America. Explains that they had many of the traumatic experiences of the other veterans but also experienced racism and stereotypes that led them to receive more dangerous assignments because of perceived expertise in the bush. Describes support systems that the tribes provided as part of their tradition of sharing warriors' burdens.

Notes

  • "In Vietnam, nearly every squad had an Indian in it, usually known only as Chief"--Container.
  • VHS.
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