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Exhibition co-curators Stephanie Pratt and Joan Carpenter Troccoli, as well as history students from the University of Birmingham, discuss George Catlin, American history and identity, Black Hawk and contemporary Native American art.



American 1830-40s
America in the 1830s and ‘40s (2m13s)
  American Indian Portraits
American Indian Portraits (1m46s)
  Who was Catlin?
Who was Catlin? (2m51s)
Artefacts
Artefacts (1m50s)
  The Mandan Shirt
The Mandan Shirt (2m19s)
  Black Hawk
Black Hawk (2m31s)
American identity
American identity (1m50s)
  Contemprorary Culture
Contemporary Culture (1m39s)
  Curator's biography
Curator's biography (2m52s)
The Indian Gallery
The Indian Gallery (2m06s)
  The Ojibwa and lowa in Europe
The Ojibwa and lowa in Europe (1m40s)
  Catlin - the final years
Catlin - the final years (1m50s)

Films made with students from the University of Birmingham

Gender in Catlin's Portraits
Gender in Catlin's Portraits (3m07s)
  Introduction to the Arikara and Blackfoot tribes
Introduction to the Arikara and Blackfoot tribes (4m30s)
  Catlins European Adventure
Catlins European Adventure (3m32s)