Calvin T. Ryan Library University of Nebraska at Kearney
This bibliography identifies some of the teaching support resources available for MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION in Calvin T. Ryan Library. It does not list every item available, but rather, serves as a starting point for identifying resources in the collections.
Materials in this bibliography are grouped into:
LOCATION: Curriculum Collection, Tall Stacks, Lower Level
ArtPt 2 No. 1
Buffalo Hunt, by George Catlin
ArtPt 16 No. 1
Indians Discovering Lewis and Clark, by Charles M. Russell
ArtPt 16 No. 3
When Cows Were Wild, by Charles M. Russell
White Cloud, Head Chief of the Iowas, by George Catlin
ArtPt 247 No. 9
Hinomisaki in Moonlight in Izumo, by Hasui Kawase
ArtPt 247 No.21
Agrarian Leader Zapata, by Diego Rivera
ArtPt 248 No.30
Delfina Flores, by Diego Rivera
ArtPt 248 No.31
Prophecy, by Jose Clemente Orozco
ArtPt 248 No.37
Lekythos, by Isamu Nuguchi
ArtPt 248 No.60
Hunting Scene, (no artist given)
ArtPt 248 No.61
Tribute Horse, (no artist given)
ArtPt 248 No.63
Farewell Eugene, by Romare Bearden
ArtPt 248 No.64
Cabinet Makers, by Jacob Lawrence
ArtPt 248 No.66
Blanket: American Indian Navajo, (no artist given)
ArtPt 249 No. 4
Parade on Hammond Street, by Allan Rohan Crite
ArtPt 249 No. 7
Sunny Side of the Street, by Philip Evergood
ArtPt 249 No.18
People and Dog in the Sun, by Joan Miro
ArtPt 249 No.24
White Birds Flying in the Snow, by Sho-Son
ArtPt 249 No.26
Banjo Lesson, by Henry Ossawa Tanner
ArtPt 250 No.11
Parade, by Jacob Lawrence
ArtPt 255 v. 1
Vaudeville, by Jacob Lawrence
Reading Pictures series (series of 4 illus. + guide), by John Steptoe
ArtPt 261 No. 1
Pandas at Play, by Hsien-Min Yang
Arts of India series (series of 5 illus. + guide)
no. 1 Elephant With Riders, by Rachel Matheis
no. 2 A Buddhist Altarpiece, by Madhya Pradesh Sirpur
no. 3 The Buddha as Conqueror of Mara, by Bihar
no. 4 Dancing Ganesha, by Karnataka
no. 5 A Royal Tiger Hunt, by Rajashtan Udaipur
Selected American Indian Artifacts series (5 illus. + guide)
no. 1 Chumash Rock Painting
no. 2 Navajo Blanket
no. 3 Hopi-Tewa Vessels
no. 4 Battle of Little Big Horn
no. 5 Pong Kachina, Aha Kachina, and Hilili Kachina
African American Art series (series of 5 illus. + guide)
no. 1 Ethnic Heritage Series: California Crosswalk, by John Outterbridge
no. 2 Hope Street: Church Mothers by Marie Johnson-Calloway
no. 3 Springtime in Memphis: at Night, 1979, by Michael Cummings
no. 4 The Door, by David Hammons
no. 5 The Upper Room, by John Biggers
Pacific Asian Art series (series of 5 illus. + guide)
no. 1 Eagle in a Snowstorm
no. 2 Enthroned Buddha
no. 3 Lei Niho Palaoa
no. 4 Lohan and Attendant
no. 5 Wedding Ensemble
Mexican American Art series (series of 5 illus. + guide)
no. 1 St. Anthony of Padua
no. 2 San Francisco to New York in One Hour, by Maldonado
no. 3 Baboon, by Felipe B. Archuleta
no. 4 Vaquero, by Luis Jimenez
no. 5 Granite Weaving, by Jesus Bautista Moroles
Women Artists of the Americas series
no. 1 Will o' the wisp, by Elizabeth Adela Armstrong Forbes
no. 2 Self-Portrait Dedicated to Leon Trostky, by Frieda Kahlo
no. 3 De Generacion en Generacion, by Lola Alvarez Bravo
no. 4 Madre y Nino, by Marina Nunez del Prado
no. 5 Esquisse for Ode to Kinshasa, bu Lois Mailou Jones
ArtPt 334 No. 3
Self- Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird, by Frida Kahlo
India (18 art reproductions depicting history of India)
Japan (18 art reproductions depicting history of Japan)
China (18 art reproductions depicting history of China)
Africa (18 art reproductions depicting history of Africa)
World of Islam (18 art reproductions depicting history of Islam)
Pictures and Print: A Multicultural Visual Literacy Resource series
Set 1 (series of 4 illus. + guide):
no. 1 from Mirandy and Brother Wind, illus. by Jerry Pinkney
no. 2 from Do Like Kyla, written & illus. by James E. Ransome
no. 3 from Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea, illus. by Floyd Cooper
no. 4 from Tower to Heaven, illus. by Jennifer Bent
Set 2 (series of 4 illus. + guide):
no. 1 from Roses Sing on New Snow, illus. by Harvey Chan
no. 2 from Dumpling Soup, illus. by Lillian Hsu-Flanders
no. 3 from Aska’s Birds, written & illus. by Warabe Aska
no. 4 from Nine-in-One, Grr! Grr!, illus. by Nancy Horn
Set 3 (series of 4 illus. + guide):
no. 1 from Doesn’t Fall Off His Horse, written & illus. by Virginia A. Stroud
no. 2 from Did You Hear Wind Sing Your Name, illus. by Christopher Canyon
no. 3 from Navajo: Visions and Voices Across the Mesa, written & illus. by Shonto Begay
no. 4 from The Fish Skin, by Brent Morrisseau
Set 4 (series of 4 illus. + guide):
no. 1 from The Song of el Coqui and Other Tales of Puerto Rico, illus. by Antonio Martorell
no. 2 from Neighborhood Odes, illus. by David Diaz
no. 3 from Abuela’s Weave, illus. by Enrique O. Sanchez
no. 4 from My Mama’s Little Ranch on the Pampas, illus. by Maria Christina Brusca
One World (series of 8 prints), published by Southern Poverty Law Center
no. 1 Aim High, by Anthony "Fishoe" Lacy
no. 2 Lunar Infants, Ferns and Trees, by Sarah Rakes
no. 3 Letting Go, by Naoko Ito
no. 4 The Singing Birds, by Elisa Blackgoat
no. 5 The Peace Train, by Enas
no. 6 from Diego, illus. by Jeanette Winter
no. 7 We Have Nothing If We Have Nothing For Our Children, by Jane Evershed
no. 8 from The Lotus Seed, illus. by Tatsuro Kiuchi
Masks prints (series of 12 prints)
no. 1 Fish mask
no. 2 Music mask
no. 3 Sulka masks
no. 4 Ekpo Society mask
no. 5 Korean monkey mask
no. 6 Jaguar mask
no. 7 Tami Island mask
no. 8 Yoruba Gelede headdress
no. 9 Transformation mask
no. 10 Devil mask
no. 11 Tibetan mask
no. 12 Balinese mask
Cultural masks (series of 12 prints)
no. 1 Crocodile Mask
no. 2 Roman marble mask
no. 3 Roman bronze mask
no. 4 Pig mask
no. 5 Buffalo mask
no. 6 Carnival mask
no. 7 Mosaic mask
no. 8 Eharo mask
no. 9 Elephant masks
no. 10 Kwakiutl mask
no. 11 Mummy mask
no. 12 Dragon king mask
Aboriginal art prints (series of 12 prints)
no. 1 Butterfly trail, by Karen Doolan
no. 2 Jila japingka, by Jimmy Pike
no. 3 Sacred serpents, by Duane Namie
no. 4 Preparation of the Corroboree site, by Nancy Naprarula
no. 5 Twin brothers, by Henry Mitchell
no. 6 Spirit I: Aboriginal God, by Harry Daphbney
no. 7 Radjerra, by Doris Gingingara
no. 8 Frog story, by Shirley Dawson
no. 9 String bag, by Djambarrpuynga clan
no. 10 Yatalama, by David Malangi
no. 11 Food gathering, by Ronald Eatts
no. 12 Crocodile in search of food, by Robert (Rocky) Savage
Connections in art (teacher program guide, book of 36 studio masters & 18 art prints)
Native American reproductions (series of 6 prints)
no.1 False face mask: Ontario - Iroquois
no.2 Feathered treasure basket: Northern California - Pomo
no.3 Tomalik the windmaker: Alaska - Eskimo
no.4 Quilled baby carrier cover: Great Plains - Sioux
no.5 Shalako Mana Kachina: Arizona - Hopi
no.6 Wolf war helmet: Alaska -- Tlingit
Art: a global pursuit (series of 18 prints)
no.1 Weeping woman, by Pablo Picasso
no.2 Ntan drum, by Osei Bonsu
no.3 Poet #2, by Miriam Schapiro
no.4 Headdress, Unknown
no.5 Pictorial quilt, by Harriet Powers
no.6 Vishnu at the center of his ten avatars, Unknown
no.7 Portrait of a noblewoman, by Lavina Fontana
no.8 Ancestor portrait, Unknown
no.9 Luncheon, by Francors Boucher
no.10 Landscape with farmers, by Inatace Alphonse
no.11 Dreamscape installation, by Jesus Moroles
no.12 Lighting dreaming, by John Tjakamarra
no.13 Mature grain, by Nicola Palizzi
no.14 Irises and a grasshopper, by Katsushika Hokusai
no.15 Kitchen, by Liza Lou
no.16 Bayon relief sculpture, Unknown
no.17 For the turtles, by Helen Escobedo
no.18 Trade gifts for trading land with white people, by Jaune Quick-To-See Smith
ArtPt 372 no. 1-2
Resting, by Claude Clark
ArtPt 372 no. 1-6
A high wind at Yeigiri from thirty-six views of Mt. Fuji, by Katsushika Hokusai
ArtPt 372 no. 1-7
Bird effigy vessel, Unknown
ArtPt 372 no. 1-11
Brothers, by Malvin Gray Johnson
ArtPt 372 no. 1-18
Dona Rosita Morillo, by Frida Kahlo
ArtPt 373 no. 3-5
Young pastry cook, by William H. Johnson
ArtPt 373 no. 3-10
Eagle over Fukagawa, by Hiroshige
ArtPt 373 no. 3-17
Autumn leaves fluttering in the breeze, by Alma Woodsey Thomas
ArtPt 373 no. 3-18
Nishiki carp poster for the Seattle Aquarium, by Yutaka K. Sasaki
ArtPt 374 no. 4-1
Carved house post, Unknown
ArtPt 374 no. 4-9
Japanese storage vessel, Unknown
ArtPt 374 no. 4-12
Standing warrior priest, Unknown
ArtPt 374 no. 4-13
Vaquero, by Luis A. Jimenez, Jr.
ArtPt 375 no. 4-14
Female mask, Unknown
ArtPt 375 no. 5-2
Study for the Munich Olympic Games poster, by Jacob Lawrence
ArtPt 375 no. 5-6
El Cucaracho, by Jose Luis Rivera-Barrera
ArtPt 375 no. 5-12
Black forest, by Pop Chalee
ArtPt 375 no. 5-13
Monkeys and birds in trees, Sesshu Toyo
Posters in the Pamphlet file under the subject "Art": (Files by Curriculum Offices)
The Fair in Reynosa, by Carmen Lomas Garza
Tar Beach, by Faith Ringgold
The Great Wave Off Kanagawa, by Katsushika Hokusai
Cd 125 v.27
Perspectives of new music: tradition and renewal in the music of Japan.
The Garland encyclopedia of world music: selected audio examples.
Features Africa, South America, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, Southeast Asia, Australia and the Pacific Islands.
Antonio Carlos Jobim.
Folk dance fun.
Children's folk dances.
Multicultural rhythm stick fun.
Jambo and Other Call and Response Songs and Chants.
Introduces children to the Swahili language of East Africa.
Rhythms of childhood.
Around the world in dance.
A world of parachute play.
Anthems. Vol. I & Vol. II: anthems of all nations.
Putumayo presents Latin playground.
Disk 64 v.1-53
Handbook of Latin American studies CD-ROM: HLAS.
Annotated bibliography of works on Latin America in both the humanities and the social sciences. Held at the Reference Desk.
Role-playing software package designed specifically to help generate discussions about prejudice, racism, stereotypes, and scapegoating.
The Hispanic-American experience.
Fully indexed and searchable collection of information and primary source documents relating to the Hispanic-American experience. Includes timelines, documents, pictures, maps, audio and graphics.
The early childhood literacy case.
Demonstrates how five different teachers promote the literacy development of second language learners in pre-school and early elementary classrooms. Bilingual/ESL classroom series.
The Craig Cleveland case.
A video ethnography of Mexican American history in a Spanish/English bilingual classroom. Bilingual/ESL classroom series.
The assessment literacy case.
Allows mainstream teachers to investigate formal and informal assessment practices. Bilingual/ESL classroom series.
The Tuskegee airmen.
A history of the pilots who faced discrimination in their effort to fly combat aircraft for their country.
The murder of Emmett Till.
The shameful, sadistic murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till, a black boy who whistled at a white woman in a Mississippi grocery store in 1955, was a powerful catalyst for the civil rights movement. Although Till's killers were apprehended, they were quickly acquitted by an all-white, all-male jury and proceeded to sell their story to a journalist, providing grisly details of the murder.
An extraordinary documentary shot clandestinely in Burma, the film examines sex-trafficking in Southeast Asia through interviews with four young women. The brutal honesty of their stories exposes the commonplace bartering and selling of women and the cycles of poverty that enslave them.
Looks at the information technology revolution which has become a daily reality in many African countries where the Internet, mobile telephones and digital video cameras are being used with extraordinary creativity.
Six billion and beyond.
Explores the issues of population growth and the issues surrounding it: reproductive health, overpopulation, and the environment in six nations: Mexico, Kenya, India, China, Italy, and the United States.
China's lost girls.
Host Lisa Ling examines the consequences of China's two-decade-old, one-child policy, as it is commonly called. To curb the country's exploding population, China limits most families to one child, or in certain circumstances, two children. Due to cultural, social and economic factors, traditional preference leans toward boys, so girls are often hidden, aborted or abandoned. As a result, tens of thousands of girls end up in orphanages across China.
Return of the sacred pole.
Tells the story of the Omaha tribe of Nebraska and its reclaiming of the Sacred Pole, a spirit-endowed artifact that had been held for over 100 years by the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University. The Omaha people look to the Sacred Pole as a symbol of tribal unity and as their single most important religious object.
Time of fear.
In World War II, more than 110,000 Japanese-Americans were forced into relocation camps across the U.S. This film traces the lives of the 16,000 people who were sent to two camps in southeast Arkansas, one of the poorest and most racially segregated places in America.
Whispers of angels: a story of the Underground Railroad.
White Quaker Abolitionist Thomas Garrett and William Still, a free, black anti-slavery activist, "conducted" thousands of fugitives to freedom through the "corridor of courage", thrugh Maryland's Eastern Shore to the streets of Philadelphia.
Etre et avoir = To be and to have.
At the center of this intimate and touching story is Georges Lopez -- a remarkably devoted teacher responsible for nurturing a dozen children ages 3-11 in all their school subjects and life's lessons. Demonstrates how a teacher, if well trained, dedicated and sensitive to a child's educational and emotional needs, can hugely influence a generation of children at their most critical time of development.
Ancient Greece: the traditions of Greek culture.
These illuminating programs, filmed on location across Greece, present the religion, architecture, art and customs of Greek culture which have survived throughout its 4,000 year history. The programs give the modern viewer a fresh perspective into the many facets of ancient Greek culture.
Justine Shapiro explores the traditional Southwest of China, the autonomous region of Guangxi, and the provinces of Guizhou, Yunnan and Sichuan. Megan McCormick journeys through Central China, from Shanghai to the Yellow Mountains, and from the Yangzi River to Xian, the ancient capital of China.
Antonio Munoz Molina.
An award-winning novelist and regular contributor to the newspaper El Pais, Molina is also the youngest member of the Spanish Royal Academy. This program presents an in-depth interview with Molina.
From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China.
Follows Isaac Stern to China where he taught classical music to Chinese students. Contains a segment on the suffering of Chinese musicians during the Cultural Revolution. Also includes a short film which documents Stern's return to China twenty years after his original visit.
Benjamin Barber on globalization.
Bill Moyers discusses with Benjamin Barber, a University of Maryland professor, the emerging new world order and examines recent political and economic events happening in the world. Professor Barber deems that the two fundamental forces at work behind these events are globalism and tribalism.
A time for burning.
The pastor of an all-white Lutheran church in Omaha, Nebraska, tries to get his congregation to reach out to their fellow black Lutherans, only to find a wall of resistance among his church. Originally produced as a documentary film in 1967.
The Cuban people: history & culture.
From the Spanish colonization to the present time, the Cubans lived with and merged with people and cultures from many nations. The result has been a culture that is unique in the world, one that binds the population into a truly Cuban society enjoying and celebrating both their heritage and their diversity.
The sights and sounds of Central America.
The countries comprising Central America are briefly explored from cultural, geographic, and political perspectives. Includes a short feature about Cuba.
Gustavo Adolfo Becquer.
Although he lived only 34 years, Gustavo Becquer is largely responsible for leading Spanish poetry toward the Modernist era. This program details his life and artistic journey, from his birth into impoverished nobility to his death in obscurity -- and his posthumous fame as Spain's greatest post-Romantic poet.
A literary journey to Valladolid and Salamanca.
In Spanish. This program considers the works of Francisco de Quevedo, Miguerl de Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel Delibes, Jose Zorrilla, Jorge Guillen, Rosa Chacel, Miguel de Unamuno, Fray Luis de Leon, Calderon de la Barca, and Carmen Martin Gaite.
Mighty times: the children's march.
Teacher's guide includes nine ready-made lesson plans with reproducibles and a list of Internet resources.
Unforgivable blackness: the rise and fall of Jack Johnson.
The in-depth and intimate story of one of the most important African Americans to live in the first half of the 20th century. Tells the story of Jack Johnson, who was the first African American boxer to win the coveted title of Heavyweight Champion of the World. Includes his struggles in and out of the ring and his desire to live his life as a free man in race-obsessed America.
The Andalusian epic: Islamic Spain.
This program addresses the expansion of the Arab empire into Spain, where Muslims ruled with tolerance for more than seven centuries. The introduction and consolidation of Islamic power in Spain, the creation of the Umayyad emirate by the sole survivor of the Umayyad dynasty, the rise of Cordoba as a cultural rival of Abbasid Baghdad, and the gradual ebb of Arab rule on the Iberian Peninsula are all discussed. Special attention is given to the prosperous reign of Abdel Rahman III and the flowering of a Muslim culture that respectfully welcomed the contributions of Christians and Jews alike.
The tank man.
On June 5, 1989, one day after Chinese troops expelled thousands of demonstrators from Tiananmen Square, a solitary, unarmed protester stood his ground before a column of tanks advancing down the Avenue of Eternal Peace. Captured by Western photographers, this extraordinary confrontation became an icon of the fight for freedom around the world. Filmmaker Antony Thomas investigates the identity, fate, and significance of the tank man.
Rwanda: do scars ever fade?
Travel to war-ravaged Rwanda to hear from the survivors of the brutal genocide which saw 800,000 of the Tutsi minority slaughtered in a little over three months in 1994 and to see what is being done to help their nation recover.
Follows four Lakota Indian families from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Through the lives of a grandmother, an artist, a spiritual leader, and a community activist, the problems of the reservation system are balanced with the thriving richness of the culture.
The untold story of Emmett Louis Till.
The film that helped reopen one of history's most notorious cold case civil rights murders is the result of the director's 10-year journey to uncover the truth. In August, 1955, Mamie Till-Mobley of Chicago sent her only child, Emmett Louis Till, to visit relatives in the Mississippi Delta. Little did she know that only 8 days later, Emmett would be abducted from his Great-Uncle's home, brutally beaten and murdered for one of the oldest Southern taboos : whistling at a white woman in public. It was Beauchamp's nine years of investigation, summarized in the film, that was primarily responsible for the Justice Department reopening the case.
Voices of civil rights.
From the fearless resolve of a single woman to the remarkable voice of thousands marching, this History Channel special offers an overview of one of America's great defining periods. A compilation of materials on the civil rights movement, from personal narratives of life in the period, to insights into the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission, to the 1965 march on Montgomery, along with biographies of two of the leaders of the movement.
20th century biographies. Sports legends.
The 20th century was ripe with Olympic heroes and professional sports icons. Explore the careers of sports legends in baseball, boxing, track and field, and swimming. Segments cover Jackie Robinson, Babe Ruth, Joe Louis, Jesse Owens, and Gertrude Ederle.
Understanding the civil rights movement.
Examines the chain of events which led to the civil rights movement of the 1960s. Describes important legislation that was passed after the American Civil War. Looks at the Jim Crow laws, which legalized segregation. Discusses the two separate societies that existed in the South. Shows how black Americans struggled to overcome the constraints of a segregated society. Covers important protests and demonstrations that resulted in the end of segregation, and contributions of major leaders such as Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, and Lyndon Johnson.
A history of Hispanic achievement in America.
Keepers of memory: survivors' accounts of the Rwandan genocide.
Through eyewitness accounts, director Eric Kabera looks at the 1994 Rwandan genocide, its survivors, the memorials created in the victims' honor, and those who keep the memories alive.
African American leaders of the 20th century.
This video uses film and television clips to tell about the lives of six African-American leaders: Martin Luther King Jr., Jesse Jackson, Malcolm X, Thurgood Marshall, Jackie Robinson, & Colin Powell.
The alphabet versus the goddess: the conflict between word and image.
Anne Frank: a legacy for our time.
Recounts the events in the life of Anne Frank, describing how Jews and other groups were treated by the Nazis. Explains why it is important to reject and fight all forms of discrimination.
A history of black achievement in America.
Documents black achievement in American history, its defining role in the growth of the country, and its influence on current events.
Japanese Americans in WWII: going for broke.
Documents the story of the Japanese American soldiers, the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, who fought in World War II for the United States under the prejudice and racial discrimination against them by the government and mainstream society.
Vietnamese Americans: the new generation.
Through candid interviews with first- and second-generation Vietnamese Americans, this program documents the process of assimilation into American culture of refugees from the former Republic of Vietnam. Topics include stresses on the family unit caused by cultural and generational differences, gang membership and drug abuse among the young, anti-Vietnamese racial bias, and feelings about relations between the U.S. and Vietnam.
Native American influence on the U.S.
Explores the ways in which America's government, economy, agriculture, medicine, language, and legal system are still influenced by Native American contributions.
Growing up Hispanic: children in crisis.
Experts address pervasive health concerns for Hispanic American population, most notably dental problems, pediatric obesity, and insufficient access to healthcare, which undermines Latino children's education as well as long-term well-being.
Latino influence on the United States.
Explores the many ways in which Central and South American civilizations have influenced the U.S.
Understanding our differences: Mexicans and Americans.
Examines cultural differences, real or perceived, of Mexican and Mexican American culture and non-Mexican American culture.
Biculturalism and acculturation among Latinos.
This program examines the question of what part of their culture Latinos feel they should keep and what to leave behind, explores some commonly held beliefs and misperceptions about who Latinos are today in the U.S., and probes the entrepreneurial success in the changing mosaic of the American marketplace.
Cross-cultural communication: how culture affects communication.
Explores cultural differences in communicating skills with regard to public behavior, taboo, power, stereotyping & prejudice, saving face, miscommunication, negotiation styles, practical accommodation, time and dress.
America in black and white.
The story of Wayne Joseph Nelson, an African-American man who, after having his DNA tested to determine how much of him is African, readdresses the age-old question "Who am I?"
A true story about a teacher in a racially divided school who gives her students what they've always needed, a voice. Erin Gruwell comes to a southern California high school bubbling over with naive optimism. She quickly discovers that her unruly classroom is not easily won over by her good intentions. After a few floundering attempts to connect with her students, Gruwell gives them the assignment of keeping journals about their own lives. Draws heavily from the published journals of the real students themselves.
Culture shock: international students in the United States.
A 26 minute documentary about cross-culture adaptation and culture shock. Foreign students share their perceptions of their experiences in the U.S. as each of them is interviewed about living and studying in a new culture.
Games of Africa.
Includes rule book for five games, as well as a game board/pieces for one of the games. (1994)
American's civil rights movement.
A history of the civil rights movement and those who died in the struggle. A complete teaching package in text and video.
Indian resistance: the patriot chiefs.
The story of the resistance of the Indian to the conquest of his lands by European-Americans.
Hispanic folk arts and the environment: a New Mexican perspective.
Includes pictures from nine Hispanic artists. Primarily in English, some Spanish.
African-American writers tell folktales and stories from the past that feature the theme of dreams and accomplishments.
Introduces the people, art, legends and customs of the people of Peru, Brazil, Colombia, Haiti and the Lesser Antilles.
Africa: the land and people.
Picture books written by African-Americans show a modern African city and tell authentic legends and stories of African tribes.
Authentic legends of Native Americans feature tribes that lived in North America when the European settlers arrived.
Cinderella around the world.
Presents versions of the favorite fairy tale around the world. Compares cultures, clothing and customs from America, Egypt and Korea.
Stories, legends, and music from Mexico take the class from ancient Aztecs to celebrations today.
Music of the Rain Forest.
Presents songs of the earth as well as natural sounds of the tropical rain forest. Instruments provide the opportunity to recreate the musical sounds of the earth (book, guide, cassettes, wood flute, drum, rain stick) 1995
The world: a rainbow of people.
Provides a resource of literature, music, recipes, games, a globe, and maps to assist children in discovering their heritage and the contributions of people around the world.
Stories from Europe.
Material assists children in discovering their heritage and the contributions of the peoples of the world.
The Great Depression in America.
Indians & the Oklahoma land rush.
The Middle East: The land and its people.
China, a cultural heritage.
Japanese-American internment camps.
Jim Crow era.
Trail of Tears.
Islamic art and geometric design: activities for learning.
Anti-discrimination response training (A.R.T.): active witnessing practice sessions for anti-discrimination response.
African arts & cultures.
Native American arts & cultures.
Latin American arts & cultures.
Multicultural mathematics posters and activities, 1984.
Developed by the mathematics office, Seattle Public Schools, as a major component of an instructional resources package for teachers of grades 7 and 8.
Children around the world: Africa, 1988.
Portraits of the Old West.
My body (English/Spanish).
America: a nation of immigrants, 1996.
The struggle for civil rights, 1998.
Japanese-American internment: life in the camps.
Photographs show Japanese-Americans in relocation centers engaging in social, recreational and other everyday activities in the camps.
Struggle for civil rights: 1954-1968.
Slavery in America album.
Segregation: before civil rights.
1960s: Triumph & Turmoil.
T C 2013
Keepers of the earth: Native American stories.
A collection of 25 Native American legends.
T C 2017
Women and self-esteem.
Includes a lecture entitled "From Jemima to Nefertiti: African-American Women and the Self-Esteem Trap.
T C 2055
Black Elk: the sacred pipe.
Black Elk, a holy man of the Oglala Sioux, describes the sacred rites which are at the heart of the religious life of many Native Americans.
T C 2123
Say it in Spanish: a guide for health care professionals. Medical dictionary.
T C 3001
Black History Month 1992: "Early Ellington", Tape 1 (2 copies)
Black History Month 1992: "Race and Culture", Tape 2 (2 copies)
Presents a four-part program celebrating Black History Month, 1992. Features interviews with scholars of Afro-American studies in the U.S. on the topics of race in U.S. culture, and multiculturalism in U.S. society & education.
T C 3004
Wee sing around the world.
Cassette and songbook includes songs from North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia & Oceania.
T C 3012
Get ready, get set, sing: songs for early childhood and ESL. Includes songs of alphabet, people, family, feelings, foods, transportation, etc.
T C 3028
Traditional folk music selected especially for teachers of movement and dance.
T C 3043
Trickster tales from around the world.
Includes 4 tales.
T C 3044
Growing up in America: many families, many cultures.
6 sound cassettes includes Irish American, Chinese American, Jewish American, Italian American, German American, Polish American, Puerto Rican American, Arab American, African American, Anglo American and Native American.
T C 3072
Remembering slavery: African Americans talk about their personal experiences of slavery and emancipation.
Live recordings and dramatic readings of interviews with former slaves. The original recordings were made by interviewers from the Federal Writers' Project in the early 1930s and placed in the Library of Congress. They have now been re-mastered and made available to the American public.
T C 3074
Esta es mi tierra: This land is my land.
Sound cassette includes Spanish versions of "This land is your land", "Old MacDonald", "Magic penny", "The hokey-pokey", "Apples and bananas", and "Goodbye my friends".
T C 3080
Dances around the world.
T C 3089
Music of the world's peoples, vol. 1.
T C 3090
Music of the world's peoples, vol. 2.
T C 3091
Music of the world's peoples, vol 3.
T C 3092
Music of the world's peoples, vol. 4.
T C 3093
Music of the world's peoples, vol. 5.
T C 3095
Folk song carnival.
T C 3097
Simplified folk songs.
T C 3105
Ethnic dances of Black people around the world.
Contains 8 ethnic dances narrated slowly for teaching, followed by narration with the music, and finally the instrumental version, without narration, for performance.
T C 3113
Hopping around from place to place.
T C 3117
Simple folk dances.
Simple traditional folk dances, presented in a slow, repetitive fashion, containing the basic coordination skills children need to develop.
T C 3161
Songs of Hispanic Americans.
T C 3175
Follow the sunset.
Lullabies from around the world.
T C 3177
Gosh, what a wonderful world!
Songs about scientific progress, the people and customs of many lands, and the resources of the United States.
T C 3179
Folksongs of four continents.
Folk songs from around the world.
T C 3180
Rhythms of the world.
Natural and manmade sounds depicting "the fundamental rhythms of the world in every aspect of life" with narration, based on "The first book of rhythms" by Langston Hughes.
T C 3181
Music of the Sioux and the Navajo.
T C 3185
America dances: a kaleidoscope of American folk dances.
T C 3203
A child's celebration of the world.
T C 3210
Let's celebrate Kwanzaa: sing-along.
T C 3382
Multicultural rhythm stick fun.
T C 3383
Joining hands with other lands: multicultural songs & games.
18 transparencies to introduce students to the American Indian. A separate teacher's guide indicates ways to expand the visuals.
Supreme Court decisions that changed the nation: Plessy vs. Ferguson. Examines the Supreme Court's blow against racial equality; looks at the fateful decision that gave legal justification to segregation and invoked the concept of "separate but equal".
Martin Luther King: commemorative collection.
The life and famous speeches of civil rights leader Martin Luther King.
A film commemorating the Wounded Knee Massacre. Includes suggested discussion, research and classroom activities.
Royal federal blues: the story of the African-American Civil War soldier.
An award winning documentary that vividly and graphically documents the inception of African-Americans into the Union Army.
Warrior chiefs in a new age.
Focuses on the issues of Native American spirituality and cultural survival.
The Southern Poverty Law Center, Montgomery, Alabama.
Offers several case histories of persons helped by The Southern Poverty Law Center in Montgomery, Alabama; whose human and civil rights were violated.
Managing a diverse workplace.
African Americans, Hispanics, Asians, and Native Americans talk about their work experiences.
People of the plains.
Depicts day-to-day life of a typical Sioux family before European-American intrusion into the Plains. Sioux hunting, cooking and craft methods are discussed as are the Sioux concepts of religion, spirits and the natural world.
Promotes an understanding of multicultural education by demonstrating the philosophy, curriculum, parents/community involvement, and staff development practices employed in three diverse school settings.
No. 1 ESL (English as a Second Language) : serving students of a global society
No. 2 ESL: second language acquisition
No. 3 ESL: program models & guidelines for serving students
No. 4 ESL: indent, entry, placement, exit & follow-up
No. 5 ESL: meeting literacy needs
No. 6 ESL: teaching content areas through ESL strategies
No. 7 ESL: validating the student's culture in the classroom
No. 8 ESL: assessing & monitoring student progress
No. 9 ESL: working with culturally diverse parents
No. 10 ESL: sources & resources for services to LEP students
Shadow of hate: a history of intolerance.
A documentary that examines three centuries of American history to understand America's history of intolerance. (2 copies)
Covering more than 100 years of United States history, traces the evolution of Black American caricatures and their role in political and social conflicts concerning race.
(See also Kit 742, America's civil rights movement, listed in this handout.)
The speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Six famous speeches from 1955-1968.
The dance to souls departed: return to Wounded Knee.
This program chronicles the journey group of modern day Sioux as they make a fourteen day pilgrimage to honor their ancestors by retracing the route to Wounded Knee Creek.
Biculturalism and acculturation among Latinos.
Discusses struggle with pressures Latinos face to reclaim and reaffirm their heritage whilebeing urged to assimilate into the dominant American culture.
The culture of poverty.
Explores emerging strategies for meeting the needs of Latino children caught in the poverty cycle, and profiles an independent effort to keep kids off the street and instill in them a sense of pride.
Racial and sexual stereotyping.
This program airs assumptions of African Americans about Hispanics, straight kids who believe homosexuality to be morally wrong, and a Lesbian who fears the reactions of other girls.
Cross cultural communication in diverse settings.
Discusses the processes and elements of intercultural communication, both verbal and nonverbal.
Black and white America.
Shows how five students negotiate their lives based on their feelings about their own race and that of others, and how they perceive others feel about their race.
Discusses the architecture and sculpture of mosques and Koranic schools, sacred texts, music, and the influence of Islamic art on Western art.
The artistic legacy of the Mexican Revolution.
This program traces the 1910 Mexican Revolution's impact on Mexican American communities in the Southwest.
African art and women artists.
Focuses on the Kenyan Elizabeth Orchardson-Mazrui and her concept that African art is part of life.
Frida Kahlo: portrait of a woman.
Gives personal insights into her work as a painter and her torment in life.
Louise Erdrich and Michael Dorris: searching for a Native American identity.
Writers Erdrich and Dorris discuss faith and the search for a Native American identity in a pluralistic society.
Latino parents as partners in education.
Program looks at how counseling can improve the Latino drop-out rate, problems of alcoholism, and gang involvement.
The Oriental collections.
Shows works from China, Japan, Nepal, Ceylon, Burma, Cambodia and the Middle East.
The Latino family.
Shows both changes and endurance of traditional Latino families by following the paths of three generations of one Mexican-American family.
Discovering the art of Korea.
Surveys Korean art from 3000 B.C. to the 20th century. Also presented are art objects from the National Museum of Korea exhibition "5000 Years of Korean Art".
The status of Latina women.
Looks at differences between the U.S. Latina and her Latin American and American counterparts.
Stone sculptures from southern Africa.
The Asianization of America.
Examines Asians' successes in academia and to what extent they can or want to blend into the American melting pot.
Between two cultures: refugee adolescents in transition.
Refugee adolescents and their parents from Vietnam and El Salvador, and counselors, are interviewed about the challenges of adapting to life in the United States while keeping some sense of connection with countries and cultures of origin. (Guide available for check-out).
Now that the buffalo's gone.
Deals with how Europeans, who came to America to find freedom of speech and religion, forgot that these same freedoms should apply to Native Americans.
Portrait of an African artist: Elimo Njau the Antelope-Man.
Conversation with East African artist Elimo Njau on the state of contemporary
African art; a tour of the Paa ya Paa Gallery in Nairobi and the sculpture, painting,
and ceramics which illustrate his thesis that Africans, though materially poor, are
Dancing in moccasins: keeping Native American traditions alive.
Examines the needs and problems of today's Native Americans, both those who live on the reservation and those who have chosen the mainstream.
Race and psychiatry.
Looks at the issues of racism in mental health care, and at some black self-help groups that offer alternatives to the conventional psychiatric practices that have failed to meet the needs of the black community.
Teaching Indians to be white.
Schools, where children are taught to integrate into society, are representing a major problem for native children. The results: the Seminole of Florida resist being integrated, the Miccosukee decided not to fight but to join, and the Cree took back their own schools.
The color of fear.
Eight North American men of different races talk together about how racism affects them.
Issues in cross-cultural counseling. This program is concerned with developing awareness of the complexity of cross-cultural communication as it appears in the helping process.
Diversity in the classroom.
Contains two programs: 1) Education in a Multicultural Society; and 2) Developing Multicultural Curriculum.
African American artists: affirmation today.
This program integrates art into a cross curriculum program designed to instill pride for African American accomplishments.
400 years: black history in America.
A 5-part filmstrip program on video on the history of black people in America, fromthe early days of the slave trade to the present.
The stories of Maxine Hong Kingston.
With Bill Moyers, Kingston discusses new images of America as a "melting pot" where the dutiful notions of the Puritans blend with the Monkey Indian world and the larger, brutal surrounding world.
Wiping the tears of seven generations.
The award winning documentary of the Bigfoot Memorial Ride and the true story of The Wounded Knee Massacre from the Lakota perspective.
A salute to Hispanic excellence.
Addresses Hispanics as a group and the obstacles most difficult for them to overcome in attaining personal satisfaction.
Multicultural counseling: issues of ethnic diversity.
Provides a stimulus for counselors to increase their awareness, understanding, and skills in multicultural issues in counseling.
Multicultural counseling: II. issues of diversity.
Broadens the definition of multicultural counseling to include such issues as gender identity, religious identity, language and culture, and disabilities in the counseling interaction.
Counseling the Mexican client.
Counseling the Black American/African American client.
Counseling the Native American Indian client.
Counseling the Vietnamese client.
Each video focuses on particular aspects of the culture that may affect a counseling session. Demonstrates specific strategies for interacting with the specified clients.
Valuing diversity: multi-cultural communication.
Gives viewers practical suggestions on how to decrease their discomfort communicating with diverse people.
American story: the Fukayama family.
The Japanese American story is told through an overview of the history of Japanese immigration to the United States and the experiences of Keikichi Fukuyama and his family.
American story: the Nicholas family.
The American Indian story is told through an overview of the history of the Wabanaki (Abnaki) tribes and the experiences of four generations of the Nicholas family.
American story: the Hernandez family.
The Mexican American story is told through an overview of Mexico's history, a survey of the development of Mexican American communities in the United States through a century of change, and the experiences of three generations of theHernandez family.
Discusses how people develop self images and beliefs about others, and how they can learn to relate to people of other cultures.
The Native American experience is portrayed in conversations with Gerald Vizenor.
Presenting Mr. Frederick Douglass.
A presentation of the theatrical performance featuring the actor Fred Morsell in his recreation of the abolitionist's famous speech on slavery and human rights.
Maya Lin: a strong clear vision.
Portrays the career of Maya Lin as an architect/artist as told by her and others, with special focus on the design and emotional impact of the Vietnam Veterans and Civil Rights Memorials.
The new immigrant Hispanic populations.
Discusses the influx of new Hispanic immigrants into the United States and how these groups are reacting to the socioeconomic conditions of their new surroundings.
Examines how and why couples of different colors, religions, and ethnic roots are drawn to one another, how their differences affect their marriages, how they deal with their friends and how their parents make peace with the children-in-law they wish were of their own race or background.
Yo Soy Chicano.
Combining documentary and docudrama, Yo soy Chicano examines the Chicano experience from its pre-Colombian roots to the civil rights struggles of the 1960's and early 1970's.
Toni Morrison: a writer's work.
Morrison reads from her two novels Beloved and Jazz, and discusses her views of the contributions made to American literature by the experiences of African Americans.
African American philosopher and novelist Charles Johnson presents his views of a black American literature that explores universal metaphysical questions and draws from both Eastern and Western philosophical viewpoints. Works cited include Being & Race, Faith and the Good Thing and Middle Passage.
v. 1 China.
v. 2 India.
v. 3 Mexico.
v. 4 Brazil.
Examines each country's economic status and plans for their economic future.
v. 8 A Clash of Cultures.
Africans struggle to evolve new, effective and essentially African ways of doing things.
The Distorted Image.
Cartoons and caricatures from American popular publications, reflecting widespread attitudes toward immigrant racial, ethnic, and religious minorities in the United States, 1850-1922.
Poet Laureate Rita Dove.
Rita Dove talks to Bill Moyers about her life and work. Features Dove reading from her works and in performance before an audience.
Beginning folk dances illustrated.
Demonstrations of 15 folk dances are featured. Each dance is divided into 3 segments: Segment 1 includes the title of the dance and music, country of origin and a brief clip of the dance being performed. Segment 2 is the demonstration. Segment 3: the dance is performed at least two times.
Racism in America.
Discusses the state of racism in America. Is racism making some kind of a comeback?
Race: the floating signifier.
Hall, a renown public speaker and teacher, presents a lecture on race and the meaning of racial signifiers (like skin color) at Goldsmiths' College, New Cross, London. Also includes an interview with Hall by Sut Jhally.
Traces the artistic growth and vision of the black playwright Lorraine Hansberry, largely in her own words and in her own voice. Describes the author's childhood in Chicago, student days at the University of Wisconsin, work as a journalist in Harlem, life as a housewife in Greenwich Village, and success on Broadway.
Playwright August Wilson talks about his roots in the black community, how his plays express the African-American experience, how the African heritage of Black Americans is both expressed and repressed in American society today, and the importance of blues as cultural expression.
Ariel Dorfman interviews 20th century American writer Amiri Baraka about his writing and politics.
Analyzes and demonstrates the style of a Noh play, One horned hermit (Ikkakusennin), Japan’s oldest form of theater. English commentary notes and analyzes the movements and stance of the Noh performance.
Noh: classical theatre of Japan.
Looks at the Noh theatre of Japan focusing on the actor and his art.
Video shows various stages in the preparation of an opera from acrobatic training to applying make-up to a final rehearsal. It also discusses the history and folklore background of Chinese opera.
A survey of performing arts in present-day China, with emphasis on Shandong Province.
An intimate journey to the very heart of Indian mythology.
A raisin in the sun.
Based in a Chicago ghetto in the mid-1950’s, it is the story of the Younger family. The just-widowed mother, her son and his wife, and the sister live together and cope with bigotry and hatred, as well as the strains of everyday living.
Based on a play by Amiri Baraka, the film is concerned with an encounter of an emotionally unstable white girl with a young black man, and makes explicit the hatred, terror and psychology of racial prejudice.
Street of dreams.
A look back at the cultural and social history of North 24th Street in Omaha.
Food: a multicultural feast.
The food we eat in the United States in multi-cultural in its origin. Where some of this food comes from is illustrated.
The right to be.
Lakota journalist Harriett Skye returns to her tribe on the Standing Rock Sioux Indian Reservation in North Dakota to investigate for herself the realities of contemporary Indianlife. She visits the United Tributes Community College, a tribal council meeting, participates in a sweat ceremony in her honor, and comments on the perpetuation of the "Custer mentality" by the government.
Guardians of the flutes.
In the mountains of New Guinea live the Sambia people, a war-like tribe whose secret rituals of initiation are aimed at making their warriors courageous and bold. This is a society where roles of men and women are sharply delineated. The male children must undergo a severe initiation in order to become men including thrashing, food and sleep deprivation, and sexual rites.
The Sunrise Dance.
This documentary focuses on 13-year-old Maureen Nachu, who lives on the Fort Apache Reservation in Whiteriver, Arizona. Describes the traditional coming-of-age ceremony for young Apache women, in which they use special dances and prayers.
A world of differences: understanding cross-cultural communication.
Highlights the potentials for misunderstanding when different cultures interact. Examines problem areas of food, gestures, idioms, ritual and courtesy, touch and personal space, emotion, parents and children, courtship and marriage, and intercultural couples.
Saving the native son: empowering strategies for young black males.
Courtland Lee discusses the problems which young black men face in U.S. society and in the U.S. educational system.
Doubles: Japan and America's intercultural children.
After World War II, despite orders forbidding it, fraternization between U.S. soldiers and Japanese women resulted in a number of children born in and out of wedlock. This film focuses on interviews with American soldiers, Japanese women, and their biracial children thirty years after the Allies occupied Japan. Includes documentary footage of the allied occupation between 1945 and 1952.
A. Philip Randolph: for jobs & freedom.
Biography of the African American labor leader, journalist, and civil rights Activist. Randolph won the first national labor agreement for a black union, The Sleeping Car porters. His threat of a protest march on Washington forced President Roosevelt to ban segregation in the federal government and defense industries at the onset of WWII and again he forced Truman to integrate the military. Finally with the 1963 March on Washington, Randolph succeeded in placing civil rights at the forefront of the nation'' legislative agenda as he passed the torch to Martin Luther King, Jr.
A question of color.
Examines the issue of color consciousness within the black community. This film explores a caste system based on how closely skin color, hair texture and facial features conform to a European ideal. A variety of African Americans give their experiences and attitudes towards the question of color.
Shattering the silences.
Explores issues of faculty diversity in American higher education in the mid-1990s, focusing on the experience of eight minority scholars in the humanities and social sciences at various institutions.
Freedom on my mind.
Documentary of the civil rights movement and the events surrounding the Mississippi Voter Registration Project of the early 1960's. Combines archival footage with contemporary interviews.
Black is - black ain't: a personal journey through black identity.
American culture has stereotyped black Americans for centuries. Equally devastating, the late Marlon Riggs argued, have been the definitions of "blackness" African Americans impose upon one another which contain and reduce the black experience. In this film, Riggs meets a cross-section of African Americans grappling with the paradox of numerous, often contradictory definitions of blackness.
Images from Spanish-speaking cultures.
Diversity in the elementary classroom.
Discusses the transformation in American attitudes and education from the concept of "the melting pot" to that of "the salad bowl." Promotes the idea of cultural pluralism and explains the roots of pluralism, how understanding diverse cultures can aid in interpreting behavior in the classroom, why curriculum should be inclusive, holistic and integrated, and the importance of diversity among staff.
Better together than a-p-a-r-t.
An overview of intercultural communication. Taped at an Intercultural Communication Summer Institute.
Native Americans: family life in the 1800's.
Depicts the daily living of the Omaha Indians from birth to adulthood during the 1800's.
El nino completo.
This Spanish edition of a video series (VR 1343) designed to educate child care workers should prove useful whenever there are Hispanics interested in going into this field. Also designed for interested parents.
Kwanzaa: a cultural celebration.
Several presenters explain the symbols, gifts, values, celebration and history of the harvest festival Kwanzaa holiday, observed December 26-January 1.
Multi-cultural education: teaching to diversity.
Explores issues related to teaching in a diverse classroom. Discusses cultural sensitivity; aspects of ethnicity; the nature of prejudice; the multicultural curriculum; and adjusting the educational experience for students of different racial and cultural backgrounds.
Vignettes illustrate ways in which stereotyping can lead to biased treatment of people and groups. They are short dramatizations of less than two minutes in length and each deals with how generalizations and stereotypes sometimes guide behavior.
Kabuki: classic theatre of Japan.
The unique history and art of the Kabuki theatre are showcased. Kabuki actors create dramatic effects of extraordinary intensity via elaborate costumes, vivid make-up and exaggerated vocalization. Shows excerpts from four Kabuki performances: dramatic sequences from Shibaraku and Sukeroku and dance sequences from Musume jojoji and Kagami jishi.
Portraits: the Americans.
Profiles historic Americans who had a dramatic impact on the future of their nation.
no. 3 Benjamin Banneker.
At 40 years of age Benjamin Banneker, a free African-American, was lent astronomy books and tools. He became a world-renowned astronomer and mathematician appointed by President George Washington to the surveying team charged with mapping out the future capital city-Washington D.C.
no. 11 Jim Thorpe.
As a boy Jim Thorpe once ran 270 miles to his home to see his ailing father. As an adult Thorpe won gold medals in the 1912 Olympics in the pentathlon and decathlon - a feat which led him to be named "the greatest athlete in the world."
no. 12 Mary McLeod Bethune.
With only $1.50 and five students in a poor black community, Mary McLeod Bethune created a school that grew into what is now known as the Bethune-Cookman College. Presidents sought her advice on African-American concerns, eventually leading to an appointment by President Roosevelt. She became the first black woman to head a federal agency.
Kachinas: the stories they tell.
Ms. Love discusses the history and role of kachinas in the Hopi Indian's life and religious beliefs.
The music of Mexico and South America.
Los Chicahuastles performs a variety of native music of Mexico and other Latin American countries, switching to whichever of the indigenous of Spanish-imported instruments the musical style requires.
Starting small: teaching children tolerance.
Text includes classroom profiles, commentary, activities and resource guide. Video features classroom activities, teacher insights and commentary from noted child development specialists.
Principles of best practices from research and pragmatic experiences.
Dr. Mary M. Frasier shares ideas related to the identification of gifted children from disadvantaged and minority backgrounds. The video is divided into three parts. Also includes a companion book.
Identifying the gifted disadvantaged.
A common sense approach to the identification and education of gifted minority and disadvantaged students.
An ethnographic view of Masai culture and society, focusing on the preparation of young Masai girls for marriage and life in their society. Probes, through a candid interview with an older woman, the feelings of the Masai women about polygamy and their inability to own property.
The era of segregation: a personal perspective.
A history of the pre-integration southern United States during the 1940s and 50s. Includes interviews with Clifton L. Taulbert, the author of Once Upon A Time When We Were Colored. Provides historical photographs and footage. Shows a community that faced adversity and held together with dignity and grace.
Fires in the mirror.
On August 19, 1991, in Crown Heights (Brooklyn, NY) a Hasidic man accidentally ran over a 7-year-old Black boy (Gavin Cato). Three hours later a young Jewish scholar (Yankel Rosenbaum) was murdered by Black youths. Four days of fire-bombing and riots ensued. Utilizing verbatim excerpts from interviews conducted by Anna Deavere Smith, she acts out the roles of 18 people involved in the racial conflict, trying to present the differing viewpoints. Includes actual film footage of the riots and violence.
Song of the birds: a portrait of Pablo Casals.
Includes interviews with the cellist's biographers, contemporary musicians, and wife, Marta Casals Istomin. Includes archival film footage.
Harriet Tubman: antislavery activist.
The story of Harriet Tubman. A part of the Black Americans of Achievement videocollection.
Off track: classroom privilege for all.
Documentation of a detracked classroom in an integrated public high school. Students explore a curriculum of World literatures, using a critical pedagogy of group work, collaboration, and serious individualized attention to create a revolutionary classroom where all children learn at the highest levels.
Describes the people, places, beaches, customs, and industries of Guadeloupe and Martinique.
Le Calendrier des francais.
Describes the French annual calendar of events.
Discovering the music of Japan.
Demonstrates three important Japanese instruments: the koto, the shakuhachi, and the shamisen. Includes performances of traditional singing and dancing, and pieces played by an ensemble of the three instruments.
The Lions of Dakar.
Focuses on Afro Pop, the musical movement which blends traditional West African and American rhythms. Features Youssou N'Dour, Ismael Lo and Super Diamono de Dakerand commentary by European and African music critics.
Glimpses of West Africa.
A travelogue of West Africa in which the viewer visits modern Abjidan with its four lane highways, tropical arboretums, canals and bustling university campus; goes by bus to rural Korhogo in Northern Cote d'Ivoire; stops along the route for a meal of foutou; drops by a peanut farm in Senegal; meets students, teachers and performers in Mali and listens to the verses of Malian poets.
To be old, black, and poor.
Documents the life of an elderly black couple for a period of six months as they struggle to live in poverty in America.
"We shall overcome": a history of the civil rights movement.
Network earth: eco-tourism-Peru.
Network earth: eco-tourism-Nepal.
Tourism in Nepal is an economic boon but has resulted in ecological and cultural degradation.
Eyes on the prize.
America's civil rights years. Originally broadcast as a public television series.
Walking each other home: the color of fear II.
A continuation of the Color of Fear about eight North American men of different races who talk together about how racism affects them.
Textiles in the southern Andes.
This program explores the weaving traditions and techniques of Peru, whose textiles are famous throughout the world for their beauty and their technical expertise. Beginning with a brief review of a variety of pre-Columbian textiles, the program then documents numerous aspects of contemporary weaving traditions throughout the Peruvian Andes.
Daughters of Ixchel: Maya thread of change.
Looks at Maya women today and their ancient process of weaving while also examining the forces at work which are profoundly affecting both the women and the weaving.
Peruvian weaving: a continuous warp for 5,000 years.
In this film the late Dr. Junius Bird of the American Museum of Natural History traces the beginning of the Peruvian weaving tradition back to a preceramic period. Continuing in the present, three generations of modern Quechua speakers are shown using a warp pattern technique on both back strap and four stake looms.
Depicts portraits of four North American Indian artists: Baje Whitehorne, Navajo painter; Brenda Spencer, Navajo weaver; John Fredericks, Hopi Kachina carver; and Nora Naranjo-Morse, Santa Clara sculptor. Explains their individual approaches to their art based on tradition.
Masai warrior, Mpeti Ole Surum (Tom Surum) moves to the United States to act as a cultural ambassador for Kenya. He performs in schools and universities across the United States. He also shares what he has learned of America with young Masai in Kenya.
Solving Black inner-city poverty: William Julius Wilson.
Bill Moyers interviews Dr. William Julius Wilson, who believes that most inner-city Blacks stay poor not because they are Black, but because they live in the wasteland of the inner city.
Cross cultural comparisons.
Examines male and female roles in cultures outside of the United States. The first lecture focuses on marriage customs in India, footbinding in China, and female circumcision in Islamic societies. The second lecture focuses on China, Sweden, and the former Soviet Union as examples of societies that are working towards equality for women.
Licensed to kill.
A riveting journey into the minds of men whose contempt for homosexuals led them to murder. Videotaped confessions, home and police videos of gay bashings and murder scenes, news reports and graphic evidence from police files are fused together with interviews by the filmmaker with seven convicted killers.
Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize and American Book Award winning writer, reads poems and excerpts from her novels at the Los Angeles Theatre Center on Jan. 9, 1989. Journalist Evelyn White interviews Walker at her home in Mendocino County, California, on June 22, 1989.
Poet, playwright, novelist, and essayist, Amiri Baraka reads from Boptrees and unpublished work. He is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams.
Caryl Phillips was born in St. Kitts, West Indies, and has published five works of fiction which present different perspectives of the African diaspora and explore the anatomy of slavery with stylistic virtuosity and memorable characters who tell the stories of those who survived slavery. He reads from Crossing the River.
The author reads from Walking Words, The Book of Embraces, and from Memory of Fire.
Ernesto Cardenal, an ordained Catholic priest, a revolutionary and an acclaimed poet reads in Spanish from Cantico Cosmico. The English translations are read by actor Edward Asner and poet Ruben Martinez who also interviews Ernesto Cardenal.
The author reads from his fourth novel, The Unconsoled, on October 19, 1995.
Linda Hogan reads from The Book of Medicines.
Ms. Clifton received a 1996 Lannan Literary Award for Poetry. She read from The Book of Light and The Terrible Stories on May 21, 1996.
Octavio Paz, the foremost poet of Latin America, reads at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams.
Paule Marshall, who has received a MacArthur Fellowship, has written four novels and two collections of stories. On April 12, 1994, she read from Daughters and talked with Michael Silverblatt in Los Angeles.
Sandra Cisneros: in conversation with Dorothy Allison.
Sandra Cisneros reads her story "Eleven" and other works and is interviewed by Dorothy Allison on October 8, 1996.
Sonia Sanchez...a dynamic poet, playwright, activist and teacher...reads from Homegirls & Handgrenades and Under a Soprano Sky...Ms. Sanchez was interviewed by poet Lewis MacAdams.
Where poems come from.
Fifteen major poets read and discuss the origins of their poetry: Yehuda Amichai, Lucille Clifton, Victor Hernandez Cruz, Allen Ginsberg, Louise Gluck, Joy Harjo, Galway Kinnell, Philip Levine, W.S. Merwin, Czeslaw Milosz, Octavio Paz, Ishmael Reed, Gary Snyder, Anne Waldman, and Alice Walker.
Mexico's leading novelist and critic reads from his novels The death of Artemio Cruz and Christopher unborn, as well as unpublished works in English and Spanish. He is interviewed in Los Angeles by Lewis MacAdams.
Start seeing diversity: the basic guide to an anti-bias classroom.
Covers the anti-bias curriculum used at the Washington-Beech Community Preschool.
Food for the ancestors.
Presents Mexican customs relating to the care and remembrance of the dead as celebrated in the culturally rich state of Puebla. Focuses on folk arts related to the celebration, such as weaving, pottery, dance, and preparation of special foods.
The heart of the nation.
Explores the central values of Japan, Germany, and the U.S. and focuses on what drives each of these societies.
Cultural bias in education.
Examines roadblocks to Latino academic advancement as well as productive educational models; explores the relationship between standardized testing and cultural diversity and questions whether cultural bias can be eliminated from standardized testing; and looks at early childhood education programs and the factors that deter Latino families from participating in them.
If the mango tree could speak.
A documentary about children, 12 to 15, and war in Guatemala and El Salvador.
Introducing Latin America.
From Mexico to Tierra del Fuego the tropical settings combine with mountainous terrain to create climate patterns different from those in North America. Spanish is the dominant language but Portuguese and Native American languages combine to form peoples from many backgrounds working to build new futures.
Costa Rica counts the future - Costa Rica cuenta el futuro.
Presents examples of Costa Rica's adoption of ecological economics as official policy. Discussion topics include biodiversity, forest economics, women and economic opportunity, botanical medicine, and ecotourism.
Ernesto J. Cortes, Jr.: mobilizing the Latino community.
A grassroots organizer, Cortes discusses individual participation in American politics and highlights the importance of agitation, confrontation, and compromise in the discourse of democracy.
Bertice Berry: racism on campus.
The program features Dr. Betrice Berry, a former professor of sociology who now is a full time comedian. Using comedy as a tool toward better understanding, Berry shows viewers that by laughing with each other, we can learn to respect one another.
Distant voices, thunder words.
A documentary on Native American storytelling traditions. Explores initiation into the calling of storyteller, the influence of story in the Native American sense of kinship and right relationship with nature, and compares and contrasts oral storytelling with the writing of poetry and novels.
Sri Lanka: dance & music.
The culture of Sri Lanka is presented in the dance and music of a visiting troupe of native performers. Traditional classical and contemporary Indian selections are performed.
What does it mean to be white?: the invisible whiteness of being.
Through a series of interviews, Dr. Sue defines white privilege and uses examples to indicate how white privilege serves to keep Whites relatively oblivious to how it has the opposite effect on persons of color: harms, intimidates, oppresses and alienates.
I'm normal, you're weird: understanding other cultures.
Examines the differences between the world's cultures and how different interpretations of same or similar actions or reactions can affect abilities of people to interact successfully.
Negotiating cultural communication.
Forms part of a telecourse on diversity. Discusses characteristics of communication across cultures. Uses communication simulations and both humorous and serious personal stories to explore some of the communication styles that exist in the U.S. and in other cultures around the world.
From swastika to Jim Crow.
Before and during the Second World War Jewish scholars who escaped Nazi Germany and immigrated to the U.S. faced an uncertain future. Confronted with anti-Semitism at major universities and a public distrust of foreigners, a surprising number secured teaching positions at historically Black colleges in the South.
Platero y yo.
Puerto Rico, 1956. The poet Juan Ramon Jimenez has won the Nobel Prize for Literature. A television crew goes to his home to interview him. The poet, whose wife has just been admitted into the hospital, talks with the interviewers about his work, and in particular about his book "Platero y Yo" and his distant town Moguer.
The coloring of American sport: Black and Latino athletes in the twentieth century.
A symposium on the changing nature of sport in America, and the role of Black and Latino athletes in American sports. Issues of race relations, civil rights, economic disparities, and competition in sports are addressed.
VR 2201 pt.4
Story of a people: affirmative action on trial.
These episodes of the annual television special "Story of a people" examines various societal areas from the black perspective and the empowerment of Afro-Americans in these areas. Feature interviews and film and television clips.
The long road home: a documentary.
A documentary that follows 19-year-old Ricardo Hernandez to his former refugee camp in Chiapas, Mexico. The viewer learns why Ricardo had to leave Guatemala, how he adjusted to life in America, what life is like in a refugee camp, and how the refugees are working together to return to their homeland.
In the white man's image.
Stacy Keach narrates this program which examines the experiment of federal government boarding schools for Indian children. Native Americans who attended these schools help tell the story of this humanist experiment gone wrong.
Introducing Latin America.
From Mexico to Tierra del Fuego the tropical settings combine with mountainous terrain to create climate patterns different from those in North America. Spanish is the dominant language but Portuguese and Native American languages combine to form peoples from many backgrounds working to build new futures.
New faces on Main Street: a review of immigration in the U.S. at the dawn of the 21st century.
A sixty-minute investigative video documentary illustrating perspectives of Southeast Asian and Latino immigrants in northeast Wisconsin and the Midwest.
Based on the true story of six-year-old Ruby, one of the first Black students to integrate public elementary school in New Orleans.
VR 2280 pt.3
Langston Hughes: the dream keeper.
Explores the life and work of American writer Langston Hughes. Examines the role of race in his poetry, the influence of jazz and blues on development of his poetic vision, and his efforts to fulfill the writer's duties to his society. Includes appearances by Hughes and performances of his poetry, combined with discussions by Arnold Rampersad and James Baldwin.
Readings & conversations: reading by Mei-mei Berssenbrugge.
Readings & conversations: reading by Eduardo Galeano & Sebastiao Salgado.
Readings & conversations: reading by Gish Jen.
Readings & conversations: reading by Jamaica Kincaid.
Readings & conversations: reading by Eduardo Galeano.
Quick introduction of the history, geography and culture of Japan.
Quick introduction to the history, geography and culture of China. Discusses how these elements have influenced the world's most populous nation.
Siqueiros: artist and warrior.
A film biography of David Alfaro Siqueiros, a leader of the Mexican mural movement, that traces the interplay between the two driving forces in his life - art and politics - against a backdrop of historical images and an examination of his powerful work.
Ida B. Wells: a passion for justice.
Chronicles the life of Ida B. Wells, an early Afro-American activist who protested lynchings, unfair treatment of Afro-American soldiers, and other examples of racism and injustice toward Afro-Americans around the turn of the century.
A documentary film illustrating the ways that the all-female Takarazuka Music School and its annual musical revue reflect Japanese Puritanism and sexual politics.
Facing diversity: responding to violence against women from diverse cultures.
Designed to raise awareness of the issues faced by women from diverse cultures who are experiencing or who have experienced violence in their lives.
Mighty times: the legacy of Rosa Parks.
Over the course of a year, the Montgomery Bus Boycott would test the endurance of the peaceful protestors, overturn an unjust law and create a legacy of mighty times that continue to inspire those who work for freedom and justice today.
The world in Claire's classroom.
A documentary examining how veteran teacher Claire Oglesby addresses issues of respect, diversity and community building in her first and second grade classroom at the public school in WestminsterWest, Vermont.
Windows on Asia-Pacific: the medium is the masses.
Examines how sensibilities differ between East and West as seen through the lens of advertising imagery.
A class divided.
In 1970 Jane Elliott, a public school teacher in Iowa, divided her all-white third-graders into blue and brown-eyed groups for a lesson in discrimination. On successive days, each group was treated as interior and subjected to discrimination.
The essential blue eyed.
Jane Elliott conducts a diversity training workshop where an arbitrarily selected group of individuals is targeted to experience prejudice and bigotry.
Studies in Native American education: improving education for Zuni children.
The Zuni Public School District and the Zuni community are working together to improve their schools for the Zuni children after separating from a larger public school district to form its own.
The eye of the storm.
Award winning documentary records an innovative experiment in which a third-grade teacher divides her all-white class into "blue-eyes" and "brown-eyes," making each group superior or inferior on successive days. The program, NOW, demonstrates the nature and effects of bigotry by showing changes brought about in their behavior and learning patterns.
Cultural diversity 2.
This video teaches police officers about prejudice, professionalism, ethics and cultural diversity. Part 2 of a 6 part series.
The women next door.
Palestinian women, Israeli women and their families are interviews. They describe the challenges and inhumanities they face in war zones and refugee camps, in the occupied territory.
El espejo enterrado: reflexiones sobre Espana y el Nuevo mundo.
Carlos Fuentes looks for his forebears in the mix of people that created Latin America: Spanish, Arab, Jewish, Indian, and African. He asks what is unique in their culture that is cause for celebration in the 500th anniversary year of Columbus.
Managing therapeutic issues with African-American clients: some necessary first steps.
Dr. Parham lectures on specific issues and therapeutic models and techniques appropriate for use with Afro-American populations.
Cultural considerations for working more effectively with Latin American individuals.
Provides culture specific information about persons of Latino heritage that will enable counselors to better serve Latina/Latino clients.
Guidelines for counseling Asian American clients.
A lecture which uses cases to point out cultural differences in Asians and explains the necessity of cultural sensitivity in psychological counseling.
Lessons learned in facilitating and assessing American Indian adolescent resilience.
Lafromboise discusses her work in the field of social work for American Indian youth.
Specifics of practice for counseling with Latinos.
Using lecture, interviews with practitioners, and practicalvignettes, an expert in counseling Latin Americans presents information useful to counselors working with Hispanic clients. Issues presented include: Latin American acculturation, Machismo and Marianismo, bilingual dilemmas, workplace problems, and issues arising from men working with women.
Overcoming prejudice and promoting tolerance.
This video examines the roots of prejudice, discusses its different forms, and distinguishes between prejudice and intolerance.
Presents the contributions to American history of such figures as Benjamin Banneker, Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglass, Thurgood Marshall, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X.
Examines the early years of the civil rights movement, focusing primarily on events in the South during the late 1950s and 1960s, as civil rights activists work to eradicate racial discrimination and prejudice.
A history of slavery in America.
Explores the institution of slavery in North America from the 1600s to the early days of Reconstruction.
A history of the civil rights movement.
Lynchings, "separate but equal" facilities, and Jim Crow laws provide the backdrop for this program on the early civil rights movement highlighting the most dramatic moments from Homer Plessy to Jesse Jackson's bid for the presidency. Depicted along with the most visible leaders and events are the efforts of ordinary men and women who risked their lives for equality.
Tuskegee airmen: American heroes!.
This program honors the combat record and pivotal role in breaking the race barrier in the military of the Tuskegee Airmen.
Counseling the multiracial population: couples, individuals, families.
Confronting racial and gender difference: 3 approaches to multicultural counseling and therapy.
Presents several vignettes of counseling role playing to demonstrate issues and techniques in multicultural counseling.
Counseling and therapy with Native American Indians: a video presentation.
This program covers assumptions Native American Indians hold about counseling and therapy. Discusses cultural factors which must be considered in treatment strategies, and the network treatment plan which can be valuable in multicultural counseling and therapy.
The rise and fall of Jim Crow.
The rise and fall of Jim Crow offers the first comprehensive look at race relations in America between the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement. This definitive four-part series documents the context in which the laws of segregation known as the "Jim Crow" system originated and developed.
America beyond the color line.
Henry Louis Games, Harvard's Chair of Afro-American Studies, travels to the east coast, the deep South, inner city Chicago, and Hollywood to investigate modern black America and interview influential African Americans.
That's not what I meant!: language, culture, & meaning.
The new Americans.
Depicts the journeys of five families from their homes in the Dominican Republic, Nigeria, the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Mexico and India to new lives in the United States.
Becoming American: the Chinese experience.
Eduardo the healer.
The life and philosophy of Eduardo Calderon, a Peruvian folk healer, is presented. Methods of dialogue and a curing ceremony are recorded.
Childhood rivalry in Bali and New Guinea.
A series of scenes comparing the responses of Balinese and Iatmul children of the same age to the mother's attending to another baby, to the ear piercing of a younger sibling, and to the experimental presentation of a doll.
VR 2890 no.2
Diversity: crossing the line.
Designed to provoke discussion and introspection regarding cultural awareness, stereotyping, prejudice, discrimination, racism, scapegoating, and equality among Americans.
A Balinese family: the Karmas of Bajoeng Gede.
Portrays how a Balinese father and mother treat their three youngest children.
Multicultural competence: awareness, knowledge, and skills.
Pedersen summarizes 34 multicultural competencies with a group of four multicultural students.
The roots of prejudice and intolerance.
Elucidating the psychology behind prejudicial thinking, this video examines the roots of prejudice, discusses its different forms, and distinguishes between prejudice and intolerance. It considers such corollary issues as bigotry, stereotyping, bias, discrimination and hate crime.
Cross cultural communications.
Gives examples of how to communicate effectively with persons from different cultures.
In whose honor?
Discussion of Chief Illiniwek as the University of Illinois mascot, and the effect the mascot has on Native American peoples. Graduate student Charlene Teters shares the impact of the Chief on her family. Interviewees include members of the Board of Regents, students, alumni, current and former "Chiefs" and members of the community.
Overcoming barriers to intercultural communication.
This video emphasizes the importance of communication between cultures in the 21st century. The discussion analyzes barriers such as: ethnocentrism, anxiety and prejudices. The viewers are suggested to see ways to break down these barriers and increase the ease of communication in today's world community.
VR 2980 pt. 10
Sugihara: conspiracy of kindness.
This historical documentary tells the remarkable story of Japanese diplomat, Chiune Sugihara and the Jewish refugees that he helped to save from the Nazis.
Cross-cultural communication: how culture affects communication.
Explores cultural differences in communications skills with regard to public behavior, taboo, power, stereotyping & prejudice, saving face, miscommunication, negotiation styles, practical accommodation, time and dress.
Nonverbal communication and culture.
This program examines nonverbal communication in different cultures. It looks at personal space; body language including gestures, inflection, eye contact, smiling and other facial expressions; and posture. It demonstrates how the same gesture can be interpreted in different ways.
U.S. immigrants: a multicultural journey.
Worlds apart: a four part series on cross-cultural health care.
Shows how cross-cultural conflicts arise and how they can affect health decisions and outcomes. Discusses language barriers, cultural and religious beliefs, racial and ethnic disparities in health care, and reasons for non-adherence to medications.
Dealing with diversity.
Brings to viewers' attention the things law enforcement officers may say or do that could offend co-workers or the public regarding their race, gender, religion, sexual orientation or disability.
Sojourner Truth: antislavery activist.
Black historians and others comment on the life of Sojourner Truth, who was born a slave in New York state, freed by law in 1827, and went on to become a preacher and supporter of women's rights and antislavery, speaking throughout the Northeast.
Jackie Robinson: baseball great.
Black leaders and others talk about Jackie Robinson's life and career in sports. The first black player in the major leagues, Jackie Robinson provided a model for other blacks to succeed in sports. His last years were spent as a black activist leader.
A biography of the Hall of Fame baseball player from Puerto Rico.
The underground railroad: escape from slavery.
Filmed in a wide variety of locations, this video describes the means by which men and women escaped slavery prior to and during the Civil War. Footage includes the plantations and slave communities from which fugitives fled, and uses actual historical etchings, broadsides, and photographs to illustrate the reality of slavery in America.
Diversity, independence, and individuality.
Focuses on diverse reactions to scenes of children learning how to be independent adults. Shows how valuing independence and individuality defines teaching approaches and feeding, toileting, and napping practices.
Diversity: contrasting perspectives.
Depicts variations of independence, interdependence, and individuality in the delicate issues of day-to-day care giving. Focuses on issues that matter most to parents and teachers.
Diversity and communication.
Highlights communication blocks and points out ways of creating connections. Shows areas of disagreement and ways people can learn to understand and respect diversity.
Diversity and conflict management.
Presents a practical process for conflict management and resolution. Conflicts about discipline and children's privacy are discussed. Lays out a structure for ways to open up communication between parents and teachers of caregivers.
Last rev. 11/07
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