Interview with Randolph Mantooth 1974-07-16


Actor Randolph Mantooth discusses his thoughts on the current state of Indian culture and heritage. Mantooth talks about the importance of preservation and providingeducation for young Indians. He then goes on to discuss Indian representation in movies, stating that he believes Indians should play Indians. He talks about hurdles Indian actors face, and his thoughts on the American Indian Movement. The interview wraps with a discussion of the role that Indian fairs and festivals have in breaking down the barrier between the Indian and non-Indian.