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Year of North American Indigenous Peoples Film and Discussion Series Presents: 

Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)

Directed by John Ford.

Cast: Claudette Colbert, Henry Fonda, Edna May Oliver, John Carradine, Jessie Ralph, Arthur Shields.

A historical drama set in the Revolutionary period that tells the story of a young frontier leader, his spirited wife, and their struggles in the backwoods of New York state. Blue Back (Chief Big Tree) is a Christian Indian, and loyal companion of the white hero. The Iroquois, led by a Tory, are bloodthirsty enemies who burn and pillage

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