Chip Taylor Communications



Subject: History

California Indians Series

California Indians Series

"An excellent re-telling of California's early Native American history by author/historian, George Emanuels." -California ITC
Based on the best-selling book, California Indians: An Illustrated Guide by George Emanuels, this series offers viewers an historical perspective on Native American tribes in California, focusing on their differences and their everyday way of life. Produced by Chip Taylor. Series: 4 programs x 15 minutes); 2 x 30-minute programs or 1 x 60-minute program.
Associated Books: Early California Voyages; A Mid-California Illustrated History

List of Titles


1. Sir Francis Drake and the Miwok

1. Sir Francis Drake and the Miwok

Author/historian Geoge Emanuels (Early California Voyages) presents a profile of Sir Francis Drake, the first European to encounter the Native people of northern California; then he takes us on a tour of Kule Loklo, an authentic replica of a Coast Miwok Village; then the author/historian offers a history Click for more


2. Ishi and 8 Northern Tribes

2. Ishi and 8 Northern Tribes

Author/historian Geoge Emanuels (A Mid-California Illustrated History) begins this program addressing the dishonorable actions against Native American populations by many explorers and settlers; then the author/historian focuses on the positive legacy left by Native Americans. He introduces us to Ishi, Click for more


California Indians 1 & 2

California Indians 1 & 2

A combined version of 1. Sir Francis Drake and the Miwok and 2. Ishi and 8 Northern Tribes, featuring author/historian George Emanuels, is available.
1. Sir Francis Drake and the Miwok
Author Geoge Emanuels (Early California Voyages; A Mid-California Illustrated History) Click for more


3. The Missions and 7 Southern Tribes

3. The Missions and 7 Southern Tribes

California's missions are a lasting reminder of the days when the first Europeans pioneered this great land; also, they can remind us of the native people who lived here and whose way of life changed forever. In this program, author/historian George Emanuels addresses various aspects of mission life involving Click for more


4. California Indians Glossary Game

4. California Indians Glossary Game

This program presents a multiple-choice game that offrs viewers a fun and challenging opportunity to review 23 important words and topics about California's Native Americans. Viewers are asked to do their best to correctly answer each question; then, after all the questions have been asked, they can see how well they Click for more


California Indians 3 & 4

California Indians 3 & 4

A combined version of 3. The Missions and 7 Southern Tribes, featuring author/historian George Emanuels, and 4. California Indians Glossary Game, is available.
3. The Missions and 7 Southern Tribes
California's missions are a lasting reminder of the days when the first Europeans Click for more


California Indians Series, Parts 1 - 4

California Indians Series, Parts 1 - 4

Best Value! A combined version of California Indians 1: Sir Francis Drake and the Miwok; California Indians 2: Ishi and 8 Northern Tribes; California Indians 3: The Missions and 7 Southern Tribes, featuring author/historian George Emanuels, and California Indians 4: California Indians Glossary Click for more





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