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The Only Good Indian
Filmmaker Kevin Willmott offers a bitter, revisionist look at the conventions of the traditional western in this powerful drama. Nachwihiata (Winter Fox Frank) is a teenaged Native American boy growing up on a farm in Kansas in the early 1900's. Nachwihiata's peaceful life is shattered when a handful of renegades capture the boy and take him against his will to a juvenile home for Indian children, designed to indoctrinate them into the ways of white Christian America while putting them to hard labor. Nachwihiata is given a new name, Charlie, but he doesn't care for it or the brutal… More

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"The reach of Lawrence filmmaker Kevin Willmott (C.S.A.) exceeds his grasp with The Only Good Indian."
‑ Robert W. Butler, Kansas City Star
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