500 nations / a Tig Productions presents in association with RCS Films & TV and Majestic Films and Television International ; a Jack Leustig film ; written by Jack Leustig ... [et al.] ; produced by Roberta Grossman ; produced and directed by Jack Leustig

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Subjects: Indians of North America--History
Indians of Central America--History
Documentary television programs
Films for the hearing impaired
Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English, Summary is in English, Summary is in French, Summary is in Spanish, English (translated from), French, Spanish
Audience: Not rated
Published: Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video, c2004
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: 4 videodiscs (372 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 CD-ROM (sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.) + 1 booklet (unpaged : col. ill. ; 18 cm.)
Added Titles: 500 nations (Television program)
Alternate Title(s): 500 nations (Television program).
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: Five hundred nations
Additional Authors: Grossman, Roberta
Leustig, Jack
Costner, Kevin
Harrison, Gregory, 1950-
Bottoms, Timothy, 1949-
Buffett, Peter
Tig Productions
RCS Films & TV
Majestic Films and Television International
Notes: ISBN: 9780790798837
ISBN: 0790798832
UPC: 012569457720
Videorecording number: 4577Warner Home Video
DVD, full screen presentation; DVD-ROM (bonus): Microsoft Windows compatible
Spoken language: English ; subtitles: English, French, Spanish ; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
Hosted by Kevin Costner ; narrated by Gregory Harrison ; voices of: Tim Bottoms, Tantoo Cardinal, Gary Farmer, Graham Greene, Castulo Guerra, Amy Madigan, Edward James Almos, Tony Plana, Eric K. Schweig, Patrick Stewart, Wes Studi, Gordon Tootoosis, Floyd Red Crow Westerman, Sheldon Wolfchild
Cast: Eric Schweig, Gordon Tootoosis, Wes Studi, Castulo Guerra, Tony Plana, Edward James Olmos, Patrick Stewart, Gary Farmer, Tom Jackson, Tantoo Cardinal, Dante Basco, Sheldon Wolfchild, Tim Bottoms, Michael Horse, Graham Greene, Floyd Red Crow Westerman, Amy Madigan, Frank Salsedo, Kurtwood Smith
Credits: Executive producers, Jim Wilson, Kevin Costner ; head of research, Lee Miller ; directors of photography, Dyanna Taylor ... [et al.] ; composer, Peter Buffett ; edited by Susan Crutcher, Rick Blue, Edgar Burcksen. CD-ROM produced and directed by W.T. Morgan
Information in booklet inserted on container
Not rated
Summary: "500 Nations is an eight-part documentary that looks back at life in North America before the arrival of the Europeans, then follows the epic struggles of Indian Nations as the continent is reshaped by contact"--Booklet
Contents: disc 1. The ancestors. Creations ; The Anasazi ; Chaco Canyon, Pueblo Bonito ; Cliff Palace ; Eagle and the sun ; Cahokia and the great sun ; Other mound builders ; The Maya : Palenque ; Pacal : Mayan expansion and demise -- Mexico. Motecuhzoma ; Teotihuacan ; The Toltecs and Tollan ; The Mexica and Tenochtitlán ; Aztec conquests and culture ; Cortez : Motecuhzoma's emissaries ; Cortez advances ; Cortez : arrival at Tenochtitlán ; Motecuhzoma held hostage ; Attacks, Death of Motecuhzoma ; Cortez retreats, Smallpox ; Cortez returns : battle and aftermath
Contents: disc 2. Clash of cultures. 1492 : Columbus and the Taino ; Taino ancestors ; 1493 : Columbus the conqueror ; Anacaona ; Enrique ; De Soto in Florida : the Timucua ; De Soto in South Carolina : Cofitachequi ; De Soto in Alabama : Coosa and Mobile ; De Soto at the Mississippi, Natchez ; Silent conquistador : disease -- Invasion of the coast. The Inuit people ; Martin Frobisher and Baffin Island ; Frobisher's return ; Captives, Last expedition ; Powhatan confederacy and Jamestown ; Capt. John Smith and Pocahontas ; King of the Powhatan, Trade ; War ; Pocahontas in England ; Tobacco, The last Powhatan war ; Tisquantum ; Pilgrims ; Samoset ; Massasoit's treaty ; Thanksgiving ; Decades of peace, King Phillip ; Pray or be shot ; King Phillip's war
Contents: disc 3. Cauldron of war. Fur trade ; A way of life changes ; The Sewee ; Slavery ; French and Indian War ; Pontiac ; Haudenosaunee democracy ; The great law ; 1776 : a question of neutrality ; Defiance of the grand council ; Haudenosaunee civil war ; Haudenosaunee today -- Removal. Ohio Valley invasion ; Missionaries : alcohol ; Tenskwatawa and Prophetstown ; Tecumseh : spearhead of resistance ; Tecumseh : War of 1812 ; Civilized tribes : Cherokees ; Indian Removal Act ; Choctaw and Creek relocation ; Chief John Ross, Major Ridge ; Trail of Tears ; Tsali
Contents: disc 4. Roads across the plains. Chumash culture ; Missions : conversion by force ; Ranch-based culture ; Gold ; Indian slavery ; Horse cultures ; Settlers from the east ; Black Kettle and White Antelope ; Sand Creek, Failed peace ; Kiowa resistance ; Battle of Little Big Horn ; Fates of Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse -- Attack on culture. Chief Joseph's dilemma ; Chief Joseph's fighting retreat ; I will fight no more forever ; Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce ; Apache ; Cochise's nine-year war, San Carlos ; Geronimo ; Geronimo : the pursuit ; Geronimo : prisoner of war ; Indian Ring ; General Allotment Act, Land rushes ; Boarding schools ; The struggle today ; Keeping traditions alive
Special features: new series introduction and closing remarks by Kevin Costner, CGI insight with director Jack Leustig, bonus CD-ROM disc of extensive archival and making-of material
OCLC Number: 56572976
ISBN/ISSN: 9780790798837