I am often delighted and amazed by what pops up on YouTube. As films are digitized, they often get loaded to YouTube. Old home movies, documentaries about regional history, clips of old TV shows, all once locked away on film reels housed in some basement or attic, become public again.
The Real People was a series of nine, 25-30 minute documentaries produced by and about Northwest native peoples in the mid-1970s. The movies were produced for KYRS-TV, which recently loaded them to their YouTube channel. Here they are:
Burdeau turns out to be a veteran Native American filmmaker with a long list of credits, this series looks to be some of his earliest work.
Dear Readers, do any of you know more about these films?