Ishi: The Last of His Kind | 1998

Documentary, Historical
Profile of a Native American named Ishi, the last of the Uhanis tribe to survive. In 1911, Ishi became known nationwide through newspaper stories and was photographed, filmed and recorded. The program explores how Ishi ...more
Director: SueAnn Fincke
Writers: Arthur Drooker
Stars: David Ackroyd

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Profile of a Native American named Ishi, the last of the Uhanis tribe to survive. In 1911, Ishi became known nationwide through newspaper stories and was photographed, filmed and recorded. The program explores how Ishi survived his early existance and what his life was like as a walking symbol.

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