Tag: treaty

Utu (1983) 7

Utu (1983)

In New Zealand in the 1860s the native Maori people fought the British colonials to keep the land guaranteed to them by treaty. The warrior Te Wheke fights for the British until betrayal leads him to seek utu (revenge). ...

Tomahawk (1951) 6.4

Tomahawk (1951)

In 1866, a new gold discovery and an inconclusive conference force the U.S. Army to build a road and fort in territory ceded by previous treaty to the Sioux...to the disgust of frontier scout Jim Bridger, whose Cheyenne ...

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007) (TV) 7.1

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007) (TV)

In the 1880s, after the U. S. Army's defeat at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, the government continues to push Sioux Indians off their land. In Washington, D.C., Senator Henry Dawes introduces legislation to protect N...

Indian Paint (1965) 5.4

Indian Paint (1965)

Nishko is a chief's son in the Great Plains, before Europeans arrive. During his rite of passage, he's determined to tame a painted pony. He approaches manhood while his peaceful clan is set upon by a nearby tribe willin...

Chief Crazy Horse-1955 6.2

Chief Crazy Horse-1955

When young Crazy Horse, of whom great things were predicted, wins his bride, rival Little Big Man goes to villainous traders with evidence of gold in the sacred Lakota burial ground. Of course, a new gold rush starts des...

Pillars of the Sky-1956 6.3

Pillars of the Sky-1956

In Oregon Country, 1868, several tribes of Native Americans have been placed on a reservation north of the Snake River. Here Doctor Holden has built a church, and many of the tribes have accepted Christianity and Christi...

Farewell to the King-1989 6.3

Farewell to the King-1989

An American soldier who escapes the execution of his comrades by Japanese soldiers in Borneo during WWII becomes the leader of a personal empire among the headhunters in this war story told in the style of Joseph Conrad ...