American Indian Film Series 

March 11 - 14, 2003


This film series honors the memory of University of Idaho Nez Perce Theatre Arts student -
Wil Hendrick (1973-1999).



The American Indian Film Series is under the direction of Jan Johnson, English Department, assisted by Georgia Johnson, Education Department.  The Series is co-sponsored by the American Indians Studies Program and the Humanities Seminar: Sense of Place

With additional support and funding from the Office of Diversity and Human Rights and  the Office of Multicultural Affairs of the University of Idaho, and the Idaho Humanities Council


Horace Axtell



For more information, contact:

Prof. Janis (Jan) Johnson
English and American Indian Studies
University of Idaho--Moscow, ID 83844-1102
(208) 885-7743 office
(208) 883-1161 voice mail

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This series will screen recent Indian written, directed and acted feature films. It intends to combat simplistic images of Indians in American cinema, and to celebrate Indians telling their own stories through the medium of film. The series hopes to educate a broad audience about American Indian life and artistic achievement, and to foster tolerance, intercultural understanding and human rights.


Graham Greene from "Skins"

"Grand Avenue" (1996) - Tuesday March 11 at 6:30 pm

Opening Night Ceremonies with Nez Perce Elder and Spiritual Leader Horace Axtell.  Following the screening of Grand Avenue a discussion will be led by Margo Aragon and Jan Johnson.  Free of charge

"Skins" (2002) - Wednesday March 12 at 7:00 pm

Following the screening of Skins there will be a discussion led by Jan Johnson.  Free of charge

"The Business of Fancy Dancing" (2002) - Thursday March 13 at 7:00 pm

Following the screening of the Business of Fancy Dancing there will be a panel discussion by Nez Perce educators, Kerwin Carter and Aaron Miles. Free of charge

"Naturally Native" (1997) -  Friday March 14 at 7:00 pm

Following the screening of Naturally Native there will be a panel discussion by Sarah Penney (Nez Perce educator) and Rachel Parker (Native American Student Association President).  Free of charge

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All screenings are at the Kenworthy Theater in Moscow, Idaho

And all are Free and Open to the Public

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