Programs and Events

Native Film Series: Comancheria and
LaDonna Harris: Indian 101

Native Film Series: <i>Comancheria</i> and<br> <i>LaDonna Harris: Indian 101</i>
Tuesday, March 20th, 6:30pm
Clingman Education Gallery

The Briscoe Western Art Museum’s 3rd Annual Native Film Series showcases a selection of thought-provoking documentaries that feature original and diverse indigenous stories. All were directed, written, produced by, and/or star Native Americans. Dr. Dustin Tahmahkera (Comanche Nation), Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Austin, curated the series and will lead a discussion following each screening. Free Admission

Comancheria (2007/29 min./NR)

Comancheria—the name commonly given to the historical territory of the Comanche Indians—blurs the lines between fiction and nonfiction as it follows the journey of a group of Comanches preparing for a sweat lodge.




Courtesy of Women Make Movies, Harris: Indian 101 (2014/63 minutes/NR)

This documentary chronicles the life of Comanche activist and civil rights leader LaDonna Harris, who has fought segregation and assisted grassroots Native and women’s groups since the 1960s.





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