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Keywords: 'Last Yahi' (this phrase)
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GN-23935-90

Rattlesnake Productions, Inc. (San Francisco, CA 94123)
N. Jed Riffe (Project Director: September 1989 to September 1993)
Ishi, The Last Yahi, a Biographical Documentary Film of the Man Known as "the Last Aboriginal Indian in North America"

To support production of a one-hour television documentary about Ishi, the lastsurviving Yahi, his tribal culture, the development of American anthropology at that time, and changing U.S. attitudes towards native Americans.

Project fields:
History, General

Program:
Humanities Projects in Media

Division:
Public Programs

Totals:
$475,147 (approved)
$475,147 (awarded)

Grant period:
4/1/1990 – 11/30/1992


GN-23723-89

Rattlesnake Productions, Inc. (Berkeley, CA 94710)
N. Jed Riffe (Project Director: September 1988 to April 1990)
ISHI: The Last Yahi, A one Hour Film on the Man Known as "Ishi" the Last Wild Indian in North America

To support film research, interviews, location scouting, and the development ofa shooting script for a one-hour documentary about the life of Ishi, the last Yahi Indian, and his relationship with anthropologist Alfred Kroeber.

Project fields:
History, General

Program:
Humanities Projects in Media

Division:
Public Programs

Totals:
$30,000 (approved)
$30,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
2/1/1989 – 8/31/1989


GN-23261-87

ISHI: Film Project, Inc. (Austin, TX 78723)
N. Jed Riffe (Project Director: March 1987 to January 1989)
Ishi, The Last Yahi, a Biographical, Documentary Film

To support the writing of a script for a 60-minute documentary about the life of Ishi, the last surviving Yahi Indian, and his relationship with anthropologist Alfred Kroeber.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Humanities Projects in Media

Division:
Public Programs

Totals:
$43,860 (approved)
$43,860 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/1987 – 9/30/1988


GN-21834-84

Educational Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY 10019-7416)
David Loxton (Project Director: July 1983 to October 1990)
Ishi in Two Worlds (Scripting: TV Dramatization)

To support the writing of a script for a 90-minute television film based on "Ishi in Two Worlds" by Theodora Kroeber, the account of the last Yahi Indian to be found in northern California after his tribe had been exterminated by white settlers.

Project fields:
Anthropology; Native American Studies

Program:
Humanities Projects in Media

Division:
Public Programs

Totals:
$86,661 (approved)
$86,661 (awarded)

Grant period:
4/1/1984 – 9/30/1985