FILMS AND VIDEOS

Here's a guide to some recent films and videos about life and work of Edward S. Curtis. The spirit of his work is continued today by the Curtis Legacy Foundation. 

John and Coleen Graybill talk to a world-wide audience about Edward Curtis and The North American Indian, as well as their work on the Descendants Project.  (Viewing time: 1:31)

Watch as Curtis Legacy Foundation founder and Edward Curtis's great-grandson John Graybill, along with his wife Coleen Graybill, talk about the history of Curtis, his life, and his work.  (Viewing time: 1:21)

Join scholars, Native leaders, and descendants of Edward S. Curtis and people he photographed as they re-trace Curtis' footsteps in the Seattle area during the 150th anniversary of his birth. (Viewing time: 0:39)

Humanities Scholar Clay Jenkinson discusses the remarkable career and controversial legacy of Seattle photographer Edward S. Curtis. (Viewing time: 1:05)

Author Timothy Egan shares some of his book Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher at the Rainier Club in Seattle. (Viewing time: 1:00)

Learn about the Curtis Legacy Foundation's Descendants Project in this presentation by founder and Edward Curtis's great-grandson John Graybill and his wife Coleen Graybill.   (Viewing time: 0:39)

Join author Tim Egan and others for a rare opportunity to go inside the doors of Seattle's private Rainier Club to tour their collection of works by Edward Curtis,(Viewing time: 0:27)

Historian Coll Thrush presents his views on “Settler Colonialism, Survivance & the Myth of the Vanishing Race.” (Viewing time: 0:33)

Learn about the Curtis Legacy Foundation's Descendants Project in this presentation by founder and Edward Curtis's great-grandson John Graybill and his wife Coleen Graybill,   (Viewing time: 0:39)

Learn about the Curtis Legacy Foundation's Descendants Project in this presentation by founder and Edward Curtis's great-grandson John Graybill and his wife Coleen Graybill,   (Viewing time: 0:39)

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