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Rhine, Gary

Overview
Works: 17 works in 55 publications in 3 languages and 3,403 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  History  Nonfiction films  Filmed interviews  Biography 
Roles: Director, Other, Cinematographer , Producer, Author of screenplay, Film editor, Editor
Classifications: E98.R3, 323.44208997073
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gary Rhine
A seat at the table : Huston Smith in conversation with native Americans on religious freedom by Huston Smith( Book )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collection of illuminating conversations, renowned historian of world religions Huston Smith invites ten influential American Indian spiritual and political leaders to talk about their five-hundred-year struggle for religious freedom. Their intimate, impassioned dialogues yield profound insights into one of the most striking cases of tragic irony in history: the country that prides itself on religious freedom has resolutely denied those same rights to its own indigenous people. With remarkable erudition and curiosity--and respectfully framing his questions in light of the revelation th
Wiping the tears of seven generations( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In December of 1990, 300 Lakota Sioux horseback riders rode 250 miles, in two weeks, through bitter sub-zero winter weather, to commemorate the lives lost at the Wounded Knee Massacre of 1890. This program relates the story of how the Lakota Nation mourned the loss of their loved ones for 100 years. They also mourned the loss of some of their people's sacred knowledge which died with the elders that day. Then, inspired by dreams and visions of unity and spiritual awakening, a group of Lakota decided to bring their people out of mourning through a traditional Lakota ceremony which they call Washigila: Wiping the tears. The Bigfoot Memorial Ride was that ceremony
The red road to sobriety video talking circle( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The contemporary Native American Sobriety Movement is flourishing throughout the Indian communities of North America. This vital social movement combines ancient spiritual traditions with modern medical approaches to substance abuse recovery. One of these traditions is the "talking circle." In a talking circle, a participant holds a sacred eagle feather while talking about whatever is on his or her mind. During this time, the other participants listen respectfully, encouraging the speaker to open his or her mind and heart, to share stories, feelings, and prayers. When finished, the speaker passes the feather to the next person in the circle and becomes a listener; and so on around the circle. This remarkable documentary features many noted Native American therapists and healers. Consisting of eight 15-minute segments, it is designed to be used as a prevention and recovery tool by individuals, clinics, recovery programs, schools, and youth groups. Segments include: Introduction to the Talking Circle, Wisdom of the Elders, Women of the Circle, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Healing the Youth, Men of the Circle, Native Ways of Treatment, The Red Road Approach
The peyote road : ancient religion in contemporary crisis( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the struggle of American Indians, especially those who belong to the Native American Church, to continue to use the drug peyote as an integral part of their religious rites and ceremonies
A seat at the table : struggling for American Indian religious freedom( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the problems faced by Native Americans in practicing their religious ceremonies and beliefs
Wiping the tears of seven generations( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In December of 1990, 300 Lakota Sioux horseback riders rode 250 miles, in two weeks, through bitter sub-zero winter weather, to commemorate the lives lost at the Wounded Knee Massacre of 1890. This program relates the story of how the Lakota Nation mourned the loss of their loved ones for 100 years. They also mourned the loss of some of their people's sacred knowledge which died with the elders that day. Then, inspired by dreams and visions of unity and spiritual awakening, a group of Lakota decided to bring their people out of mourning through a traditional Lakota ceremony which they call Washigila: Wiping the tears. The Bigfoot Memorial Ride was that ceremony
Wiping the tears of seven generations( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In December 1990, 300 Lakota Sioux horseback riders rode 250 miles, in two weeks, through bitter, below-zero winter weather, to commemorate the lives lost at the Wounded Knee Massacre of 1890. This celebrated documentary relates the story of how the Lakota Nation mourned the loss of their loved ones for 100 years -- seven generations of the Lakota. They also mourned the loss of some of their people's sacred knowledge, which died with the elders at Wounded Knee. But in 1990, inspired by dreams and visions of unity and spiritual awakening, a group of Lakota decided to bring their people out of mourning through a traditional Lakota ceremony called "Washigila," or "Wiping The Tears." The Bigfoot Memorial Ride was that ceremony. The film interweaves stunningly beautiful contemporary scenes of the ride itself with archival film and photos and expert commentary to illustrate the history of the Lakota and provide an unforgettably poignant account of the events leading up to, including, and following the Wounded Knee Massacre. The DVD version of the film includes an extra 12 minutes of footage, shot in late 2004, in which participants in the 1990 Memorial Ride discuss the profound impact of the experience on their lives. "Wiping the Tears of Seven Generations" is a classic, thought-provoking work that explores the Lakota perspective on their history, culture, spirituality, and hope for tribal survival. The film will generate reflection, analysis, and discussion in a wide range of courses in Native American studies, American history and studies, cultural anthropology, and comparative religion. It was produced by Gary Rhine for Kifaru Productions and directed by Fidel Moreno (Yaqui/Huichol) and Gary Rhine; the eloquent narration is delivered by Hanna Left Hand Bull Fixico (Lakota)
A seat at the table : struggling for American Indian religious freedom( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Huston Smith is widely regarded as the most eloquent and accessible contemporary authority on the history of religions. In this thought-provoking documentary he is featured in dialogues with eight American Indian leaders. The film interweaves thoughtful commentary, sequences shot in threatened Indian sacred sites, and scenes from the Third Parliament of the World's Religions in Cape Town, South Africa. The result is a profound and poignant exploration of the myriad problems faced by contemporary Native Americans in practicing their religious ceremonies and beliefs. Each of the film's eight segments deals with an important obstacle to American Indian religious freedom. Taken as a whole, the film provides an outstanding overview of the spiritual ways of today's Native Americans. The Native leaders and the topics they examine with Prof. Smith are as follows: Walter Echo-Hawk (Pawnee), Senior Staff Attorney, Native American Rights Fund: A History and overview of the American Indian struggle for religious freedom; Winona LaDuke (Anishinabe), Director, White Earth Land Recovery Project: Native religions and the earth; pollution and clear-cutting as religious persecution; Frank Dayish, Jr. (Dine), President, Native American Church of North America: The triumph of the Native American Church's struggle for the religious use of Peyote; Charlotte Black Elk (Lakota), Primary Advocate for protection of the Black Hills: Protection of The Black Hills and Native access to sacred sites; Doug George-Kanentiio (Mohawk), journalist and activist: Destruction of Native languages and the resulting damage to Native ceremonies; Lenny Foster (Dine), Director/Spiritual Advisor, Navajo Nation Corrections Project: Injustices faced by incarcerated Native Americans; Tonya Gonnella Frichner (Onondaga), President, American Indian Law Alliance: The spiritual threat posed to indigenous peoples by the Human Genome Diversity Project; Guy Lopez (Crow Creek Sioux), Coordinator, Sacred Lands Protection Program, Association of American Indian Affairs: Disrespect of Apache beliefs by University of Arizona and Jesuit astrophysicists. The film includes excerpts of messages by the Dalai Lama, South African President Nelson Mandela, and UN Secretary General Kofi Annan. The ceremonial opening of the week-long Parliament flamboyantly displays the rich variety of religious traditions from around the world and includes a performance of an Iroquois ancestral song by noted American Indian singer Joanne Shenandoah (Oneida), who also delivers the articulate narration for the documentary. The menus on the DVD version of the film enable easy access to particular segments and encourage in-depth classroom discussion and analysis. "A Seat at the Table" is an exemplary teaching tool that will spotlight the issues of Native American religious freedom for a wide variety of courses in Native American studies, religious studies and comparative religion, cultural anthropology, American history and studies, and legal studies. The film is also the ideal enhancement to the new book by the same title published by University of California Press. "A Seat at the Table" was produced by Gary Rhine for Kifaru Productions. The film was written by Phil Cousineau
The peyote road : ancient religion in contemporary crisis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on the religious use of peyote by Native Americans and of efforts to establish protective legislation for practicing peyotism. Includes a 1994 legislative update discussing the passage of protective legislation
Your humble serpent : the wisdom of Reuben Snake( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a portrait of Reuben Snake, a contemporary Native American leader and role model who speaks out on ecology, sacredness, intuitive thinking, and the "rebrowning of America." Combines Mr. Snake's storytelling with interviews of friends and relatives
The peyote road : ancient religion in contemporary crisis( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the struggle of American Indians, especially those who belong to the Native American Church, to continue to use the drug peyote as an integral part of their religious rites and ceremonies
The Peyote road ancient religion in contemporary crisis( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in Navajo and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Rez-Robics( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The video includes discussion on ways to improve lifestyle to help prevent or manage diabetes, This companion video is designed for those who would normally never watch an exercise program. The plan is to empower the more health conscious person to use the video to capture their couch-potato relatives, hopefully convincing them to get up and move their bodies and eat healthier
WIPING THE TEARS OF SEVEN GENERATIONS( )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Bigfoot Memorial Ride : wiping the tears of seven generations( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In December 1990, 300 Lakota Sioux rode 250 miles in two weeks to commemorate the lives lost at the Wounded Knee Massacre of 1890. The ride completed the mourning process for those who died seven generations before
Understanding A.I.R.F.A : a brief explanation for the 1993 amendment to the American Indian Religious Freedom Act( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Explanation of the amendment as told by witnesses before the Senate Select Committee on Indian Affairs, during hearings on the amendment
 
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A seat at the table : Huston Smith in conversation with native Americans on religious freedom
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English (53)

Dakota (1)

Navajo (1)

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