Native American Reservation Movies
Here we collected the best native american reservation movies in order of popularity
The life of author and American Indian activist John Trudell is the subject of a documentary film. The film follows Trudell from his childhood in Omaha, Nebraska, to his role in the American Indian Mo...
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
Beginning just after the bloody Sioux victory over General Custer at Little Big Horn, the story is told through two unique perspectives: Charles Eastman, a young, white-educated Sioux doctor held up a...
A young Indian man named Thomas is a nerd and is telling everyone stories that no one wants to hear. Thomas was saved by Arnold after his parents died in a fire. Arnold and Victor haven't seen each ot...
Dance Me Outside
The relationship between life on a First Nations reservation and life in the outside world is sensitive and tense. The story of the rape and murder of an Indian girl by a drunken thug is told by a Nat...
Brady was warned that his riding days were over after a horse crushed his skull at a rodeo. Brady attempts to regain control of his fate by searching for a new identity and what it means to be a man i...
An upstate New York trailer mom is lured into the world of illegal immigrants. After her husband takes off with the down payment for their new doublewide, Ray reluctantly teams up with a smuggler, and...
The Seventh Fire
When Rob Brown, a Native American gang leader on a remote Minnesota reservation, is sentenced to prison for a fifth time, he must confront his role in bringing violent drug culture into his beloved Oj...
Woman Walks Ahead
Catherine Weldon, a painter from New York, traveled to North Dakota in 1890 to paint a portrait of Sitting Bull and became involved in the fight to get the government to respect the rights of the peop...
19 year old Bert sits in the shade of a tree in Yo Park. Cassandra Warrior feeds her daughter Diamond Rose. Daniel Runs Close sweats under the sun at Wounded Knee Memorial site. Kassel Sky Little puts...
Following four Lakota families over three years, Homeland explores what it takes for the Lakota community to build a better future in the face of tribal and government corruption, scarce housing, unem...
A legendary Native American-hating Army captain nearing retirement in 1892 is given one last assignment: to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory back to his Montana reser...
The Lone Ranger
The territorial governor wants the Lone Ranger to investigate raids on settlers by Indians who ride with saddles. Reese Kilgore is a wealthy rancher who wants to mine silver on a sacred mountain.
Michael wants his best friend Chris to sober up and get his life back on track. Michael has a plan to convince Chris to go to rehab before he dies from his drug addiction. The attempt to save his frie...
Rocks at Whiskey Trench
The fourth film in Alanis Obomsawin's landmark series on the Oka crisis uses a single shameful incident as a lens through which to examine the region's long history of prejudice and injustice against ...
The Yellow Eagle family live on the Prairie Wolf Indian Reservation. Floyd, the youngest son of the family, died during military service in Afghanistan. He is going to be buried on the Reservation.
Shayla Stonefeather, a Native American attorney prosecuting a Lakota teen in a controversial murder trial, returns to the reservation to say goodbye to her dying father. After the teen is killed, she ...