Bay Area Mosaic
Index of Mosaic FilmsThe Retrun of Navajo Boy


Local Resources

American Indian Contemporary Arts
23 Grant Ave, San Francisco CA 94108-5828
Phone: 415- 989-7003
Fax: 415-989-7025
American Indian Contemporary Art, the only center of its kind in California, supports artistic expressions of contemporary Native artists. It also sponsors outreach programs, classes, readings, and lectures.

American Indian Film Institute
AIFI is an educational and programming resource center that provides year-round informational services for four major programs: American Indian Film Festival, ICE (Indian Cinema Entertainment), AIFI Film/Video Library & Media Resources Project, DREAMBUILDERS 2000: National Forum on Native American Philanthropy. 333 Valencia St., Suite 322, San Francisco CA 94103
Phone: 415-554-0525
Fax: 415-554-0542

American Indian Library Services, Oakland Public Library, Dimond Branch
The collection includes more than 1,500 books, for both children and adults, on all aspects of Native culture and history.
3565 Fruitvale Avenue, Oakland CA 94602
Phone: 510-482-7823

Web sites

American Indian History and Related Issues
Lists hundreds of related links to Native American History and American Indian Studies.

American Indian Movement Serves to help the Native People regain human rights and achieve restitution and restorations.

The Forth World Documentation Project: Indians of all Nations
The 1969 Alcatraz Proclamation to the Great White Father and his People

The International Office of the Leonard Peltier Defense Committee
Updates on the legal case, Peltier's artwork and writings, links to human rights of indigenous people organizations

The Internet Public Library
Browse Native American authors by title, author or tribe.

Internet School Library Media Center
Teacher resources, links to biographies, historical documents

Native American Art, Culture, History Tour
Lithographs, reference books, an archive of facts about Native culture

Native American Indian Resources
Links to Native maps, artwork, nations, stories, schools

Native American Public Telecommunications
Empowering, Educating and Entertaining and through Native Media

National Coalition on Racism in Sports and Media
Organizes against the use of Indian images and names for logos, symbols or mascots in professional and collegiate sports, marketing and the media.

National Museum of the American Indian
View 2000, 1997 and 1995 Native American Film and Video Festival participants, including distributor information.

Native Web
Resources for Indigenous Cultures Around the World Lists hosted sites, links, art, books, music, and news.


Alexie, Sherman (Spokane/Coeur d'Alene). Reservation Blues. 1996.

Alexie, Sherman (Spokane/Coeur d'Alene). The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven. 1993.

Banks, Dennis. Sacred Soul. 1988.

Gaiashk, Ril. How the Fly Saved the River.

Gunn Alan, Paula, Ed. Spider Woman's Granddaughters : Traditional Tales and Contemporary Writing by Native American Women. 1990.

Gunn Alan, Paula. The Woman Who Owned the Shadows. 1984.

Harjo, Joy (Muscogee). The Woman Who Fell From the Sky. 1994.

LaDuke, Winona (Anishinabe). Last Standing Woman. 1997.

Mankiller, Wilma. A Chief and Her People. 1993.

Menchú, Rigoberta (Maya), I, Rigoberta Menchú: An Indian Woman in Guatemala. 1983.

Ortiz, Simon (Acoma), ed., Earth Power Coming: Short Fiction in Native American Literature. 1983.

Peltier, Leonard. Prison writings : my life is my sundance. 1999.

Pritzker, Barry M., Ed. A Native American Encyclopedia: History, Culture, and Peoples. 2000.

Sarris, Greg (Coast Miwok), editor, The Sound of Rattles and Clappers: A Collection of New California Indian Writing. 1994.

Silko, Leslie Marmon (Laguna). Almanac of the Dead. 1992


American Experience: In the White Man's Image

American Experience: Iron Road
For online teacher's guide visit

Buffalo War
To order for educational use contact Bullfrog Films, 800-543-FROG,

For lesson plans, teacher's guide and ordering information visit

Hopi: Songs of the Fourth World Directed by Pat Ferrero.
To order contact New Day Films 1-888-367-9154

In The Light of Reverance

In Whose Honor
To order contact New Day Films 1-888-367-9154

Incident at Oglala: The Leonard Peltier Story Directed by Michael Apted, 1992.

Lakota Woman - Seige at Wounded Knee Directed by Frank Pierson, 1994.

Lost Bird of Wounded Knee

P.O.V. In the Light of Reverence

Powwow Highway Directed by Jonathan Wacks, 1989.

Reading Rainbow
      The Gift of the Sacred Dog
      The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush
To order visit The Reading Rainbow Store

Smoke Signals Directed by Chris Eyre, 1998.

Thunderheart. Directed by Michael Apted, 1992.

Who Owns the Past Directed by Jeff Riffe
For lesson plans, resources and streamed video visit

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