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Lesiak, Christine

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Most widely held works by Christine Lesiak
In the white man's image( Visual )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stacy Keach narrates this program which examines the experiment of federal government boarding schools for Indian children. Native Americans who attended these schools help tell the story of this humanist experiment gone wrong
Willa Cather : the road is all( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical depiction of Cather's life and the influences of the Nebraska frontier on her work
Around the world in 72 days( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On January 25, 1890, the world waited for a young reporter named Nellie Bly to arrive back home. For 72 days, newspaper readers followed her progress in one of the most highly publicized journeys of all times
Monkey trial( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Scopes monkey trial which challenged Darwin's theory of evolution
Standing Bear's footsteps( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1877, the Ponca people were exiled from their Nebraska homeland to Indian Territory in present-day Oklahoma. To honor his dying son's last wish to be buried in his homeland, Chief Standing Bear set off on a grueling, six-hundred-mile journey home. Captured en-route, Standing Bear sued a famous U.S. army general for his freedom-- choosing to fight injustice not with weapons, but with words. The Chief stood before the court to prove that an Indian was a person under the law. The story quickly made newspaper headlines-- attracting powerful allies, as well as enemies. Stirring a nation's conscience and challenging the meaning of freedom, Standing Bear's Footsteps chronicles an Indian chief's odyssey, ending in a battle for civil rights unlike any other in American history."
White man's way( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts every-day life of Plains Indians children at U.S. government Indian schools. Begun in the 1880's, school philosophy was to educate these children to the white man's ways - a method which attempted to create their cultural annihilation. Shows children's separation from their homes and traditions and their sense of alienation even from their own culture
Medicine woman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medicine Woman, interweaves the lives of Native American women healers of today with the story of America's first Native doctor, Susan La Flesche Picotte (1865-1915). The one-hour PBS documentary produced by and about women, features historic and contemporary profiles of female healers, starting with Susan La Flesche Picotte (1865-1915) of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska
Omaha's first families( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edgerton and his incredible seeing machines( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the life and work of Harold Edgerton, inventor of the electronic strobe and pioneer in high-speed photography
Reflections of a bonehunter : the life and work of Loren Eiseley( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life and work of nature essayist Loren Eiseley. Includes visits to Eiseley's haunts, interviews with friends, family, and admirers, and shows photographs and artifacts from Eiseley's life
Wild horses : an American romance( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows places in Wyoming, Texas, Nevada, Nebraska and South Dakota where wild horses, the descendants of the Spanish mustangs are being protected from human encroachment and harassment. Also shows the program of adoption of some of these horses. People express their feelings for the spirit of the wild horses and what they symbolize
Profit the earth( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on environmentalist/industry interaction to help individuals and corporations creatively work together to reduce pollution while not impairing profitability
Wild horses : an American romance ; Restless prairie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wild horses: In the remote deserts and mountains of the American West lives an animal with a legendary history. Descended from the mounts of the Conquistadors, shaped by a vanishing frontier, wild horses have been outlaws for most of a century. Restless prairie: Nebraska looks peaceful, but beneath the surface scientists are finding a "Restless Prairie." This video follows geologists, archeologists and paleontologists as they seek to find clues hidden in Nebraska's landscape
2006 Western Heritage Awards : show master tapes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moving naturally : a portrait of Marj Barstow( Visual )

2 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discusses the work of Marjorie Barstow and the Alexander Technique; includes interviews with her students
Panel discussion : journalists on journalism( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Recording of a panel discussion that took place on Friday, Nov. 20, 2009, at the KANEKO Education Space in Omaha, Nebraska. Panelists were Sonia Nazario, Christine Lesiak, and Joe Starita. Hal France provided an introduction
Physics grade 11 : go beyond your limits by Christine Lesiak( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The politics of water( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politics decides the water supply in the western states of America
 
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