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Native American Heritage Month: Library Resources

Moorpark College celebrates Native American Heritage Month

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American Native (Special Collections E184.R3 A4 2015 [DVD])
Thirty miles from New York City, tucked away in the Ramapo Mountains of New Jersey, lives a group of indigenous people shrouded in mystery and discrimination, fighting for acceptance as Native Americans...The Ramapough Lenape Indians. American Native exposes this group's fight for respect as Native Americans, examining their efforts to gain recognition from the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the private interests that may have colluded behind the scenes to prevent them from doing so. Through expert interviews and unbridled access to the community, the film provides an in-depth look at the group's complex past, volatile present and endangered future.

We Shall Remain: America Through Native Eyes (Library Display E77 .W4 2009 [DVD])

A Trail of Tears: A Native American Documentary Collection (Main Collection E77 .T73 2009 [DVD])
Trail of tears : Disc 1 - Cherokee legacy: Documents the forced removal in 1838 of the Cherokee Nation from the southeastern United States to Oklahoma. Disc 2 - Black Indians: Explores issues of racial identity between the mixed-descent peoples of both Native American and African American heritage.

The War That Made America (Main Collection E199 .W37 2005 [DVD]) - PBS

Guns, Germs and Steel (Main Collection [DVD] HM 206.D48 G86 2004) - National Geographic

The West (Main Collection F 591 .W478 2010 [DVD]) - PBS
Chronicles the history of the American West, starting with the first European explorations and ending with the beginning of the 20th century. Examines the impact of the white settlers on the lives of the Native Americans and the land. Also discusses the Gold Rush, the Civil War, the building of the transcontinental railroad, the battle of Little Bighorn, and the massacre at Wounded Knee.