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Keywords: 'Last Yahi' (this phrase)
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Rattlesnake Productions, Inc. (San Francisco, CA 94123)
N. Jed Riffe (Project Director: September 1989 to September 1993)

GN-23935-90
Humanities Projects in Media
Public Programs

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

Grant period:
4/1/1990 – 11/30/1992

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.

Rattlesnake Productions, Inc. (Berkeley, CA 94710)
N. Jed Riffe (Project Director: September 1988 to April 1990)

GN-23723-89
Humanities Projects in Media
Public Programs

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

Grant period:
2/1/1989 – 8/31/1989

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.

ISHI: Film Project, Inc. (Austin, TX 78723)
N. Jed Riffe (Project Director: March 1987 to January 1989)

GN-23261-87
Humanities Projects in Media
Public Programs

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

Grant period:
10/1/1987 – 9/30/1988

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.

Educational Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY 10019-7416)
David Loxton (Project Director: July 1983 to October 1990)

GN-21834-84
Humanities Projects in Media
Public Programs

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

Grant period:
4/1/1984 – 9/30/1985

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.