Dave Bald Eagle saw the film before he passed away and he said "it's the only film I've been in about my people that told the truth.
Event Program Introduction. Movie presentation of Neither Wolf Nor Dog A white author, Nerburn is summoned by Dan, a Lakota Elder who asks him to write a book about his life and his people's history.
Neither Wolf Nor Dog
Feeling unqualified, unworthy and reluctant he turns the offer down but events conspire to draw him back in. After a blundering false start, Nerburn is all but kidnapped and taken on a road trip around the contemporary Native American landscape.
Stopping off at key landmarks, Dan and his companion Grover, try to educate him in their ways, encouraging him to see and write the story in his own way without falling prey to white men's guilt-ridden cliches of glorifying an indigenous race. The echoes of the great American genocide permeate throughout. Post-film Discussion.
NEITHER WOLF NOR DOG: On Forgotten Roads - Los Angeles Times
Error loading player: No playable sources found. Along his journey to learn the way of the Indian life he seems to find himself enlightened.
Dave Bald Eagle is known for being in 40 movies and training many western actors, including western film icon John Wayne, on the techniques of horse and gun handling. His ancestors were among the millions of his people that were killed in the Wounded Knee massacre of ; which makes the moment more real-life during the movie when the sacred grounds make an appearance.
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Paving the way for more stories in the future, showing the raw aspects of the Native American experience. The showing is Friday, June 9 at pm, tickets are available on the Animas City Theatre website as well as at the door. View Results. Tuesday - Sep 24, Like it?