White Fawn’s Devotion

White Fawn’s Devotion has been called the earliest surviving film directed by a Native American. Released in June 1910, it is also among the first films made in America by France’s Pathé Frères, then the world’s largest film production company.

A frantic child reports to the tribal chief that her father killed her mother. The tribe chases and captures the man, dragging him back for tribal justice.

Director: James Young Deer
Year: 1910
Genre: Western
Type: Short

Link: https://vimeo.com/791005230


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