Primitive Indians of the Painted Desert
Establishing shot: The camera pans a Hopi village, which creates a horizon. Above the village, the sky, with clouds, is in view.
Named locations: Northeastern Arizona; the Painted Desert, Arizona; Moencopi;
Major themes covered: Daily life of the Hopi Indian
Native activities shown: Hopi men riding horses through a canyon; Hopi walking through their village; Hopi man on horseback herding sheep; Planting corn in a large field using native tools; A woman preparing bread while her young son plays; A Hopi woman milling corn; Hopi woman making meal; A young boy playing with a puppy; A young man feeding a captive eagle; Woman brushing a man's hair; A woman weaving a basket; A Hopi trader (Charlie Ten Sleeps) riding a mule while ponying a horse;
Individuals? Named? Charlie Ten Sleeps, a Hopi trader;
Native language spoken: No language, silent film
Audible? Silent film
Noteworthy elements: Black and white silent film.