• Ishi: The Last of His Tribe (1978)

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Release Date: 1978

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary
In 1911, a confused and fearful Native American teenager (Devon Ericson) is found on a San Francisco ranch. Anthropologist Benjamin Fuller (Dennis Weaver) travels to meet the young man and quickly realizes he is the last remaining member of a heretofore unknown Native American tribe. Fuller studies Ishi's language and stories; as Ishi (Eloy Phil Casados) grows older, he shares much of of the Yana people's knowledge about agriculture, spirituality and weaponry.

Cast: Dennis Weaver, Eloy Casados, Devon Ericson

Director: Robert Miller

Genres: Docudrama