The Daughter of Dawn


The Daughter of Dawn

Opens Friday, November 6

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Tickets Fri, Nov 6 7:30 show – Introduction from Jeff Moore, OKPOP Director

Still photographs from film on exhibit in lobby.

Cooperation with OK POP MUSEUM

THE DAUGHTER OF DAWN is an 80-minute, feature silent film that was shot in May, June, and July of 1920 in the Wichita Mountains of southwest Oklahoma. The story, played by an all-Native American cast of 300 Kiowas and Comanches, includes a romantic rivalry, buffalo hunts, a battle, village scenes, dances, deceit, courage, hand-to-hand combat, and even a happy ending. The Native American actors, who in 1920 had been living on reservations for less than fifty years, brought with them their own tipis, horses, clothing, and material culture.



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