Ishi: The Last of His Tribe

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A touching dramatization of a short chapter of American history, tracing the life of the last Yahi Indian from his childhood to his death in 1917 and the story of his friendship with an anthropologist after his ...more

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... Professor Benjamin Fuller

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... Ishi--as an Adult

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... Lushi--as a Teenager

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... Grandfather

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... Elder Uncle

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... Ishi--as a Teenager

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... Grandmother

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... Timawi--as a Teenager

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... Mother

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... Ishi--as a Boy

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... Lushi--as a Girl

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... Timawi--as a Boy

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Synopsis

A touching dramatization of a short chapter of American history, tracing the life of the last Yahi Indian from his childhood to his death in 1917 and the story of his friendship with an anthropologist after his discovery in northern California in 1911. The late Dalton Trumbo died before finishing the teleplay which his son completed.

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