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Contrary warrior the life and times of Adam Fortunate Eagle  Cover Image DVD DVD

Contrary warrior the life and times of Adam Fortunate Eagle

Ferry, John, 1947- (Added Author). Ferry, Grace De Soto. (Added Author). Eagle, Adam Fortunate (Added Author). LilliMar Pictures (Firm) (Added Author).

Summary: "Filmed in Nevada on the Paiute-Shoshone Indian Reservation, Contrary warrior is an intimate first-person account of the life and work of American Indian activist, artist, ceremonial leader, author, and "enemy of the state" Adam Fortunate Eagle. Although best known for orchestrating the American Indian take-over of Alcatraz Island in 1969 that led to significant social reforms for all Native Americans, Fortunate Eagle is an accomplished sculptor, author and celebrated ceremonial pipe maker"--Container.

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  • Physical Description: videorecordings
    1 videodisc (82 min.) : sound, color, 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Santa Barbara, CA] : LilliMar Pictures, [2010]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a documentary film in 2009.
Special features (21 min.) : outtakes and deleted scenes.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Cinematographer, Marlon Cooper ; editor, John Ferry.
Participant or Performer Note: Features Adam Fortunate Eagle Nordwall.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 0; widescreen presentation (16:9 aspect ratio).
Language Note:
In English.
Subject: Eagle, Adam Fortunate
Indians of North America Biography
Indian activists United States Biography
Indian artists United States Biography
Indian authors United States Biography
Genre: Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Northwest Indian College.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Lummi Library DVD 517 E 90 .E13 C66 2010 280232 DVD Available -

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