News

These are recent news articles that have appeared about “Daughter of Dawn” from 2008, 2012 and to date

Comanche Composer Commissioned to Write Symphonic Score for Silent Film, The Comanche Nation News, May, 2008, p.26 (hard copy)

The Daughter of Dawn Project, ComancheMedia.com, January, 2012.

Movie preview excerpts to be shown at upcoming historical society meeting, Altus Times, April, 2012.

Rescue “Dawn,” Slice Magazine, June, 2012.

26th Annual Red Earth Festival kicks off a week of Native American culture and celebration, The City Sentinel (OKC), June 7, 2012

Silent film thought to be lost is restored by the Oklahoma Historical Society Oklahoman, July 16, 2012.

Extraordinary 1920 silent film with all-Indian cast re-released after a painstaking restoration project, London Daily Mail, July 16, 2012.

Daughter of Dawn (recovered film), Western Literature Association, July 17, 2012.

‘Lost’ All-Native Film from 1920 Screens Again, Indian Country Today, July 26, 2012.

Lost Native American Film ‘The Daughter of Dawn’ Restored,” in The Daily Glean.com, August 10, 2012.

Discovery of Long-Lost Silent Film With All-Indian Cast Has Historians Reeling, Indian Country Today, August 28, 2012.

Only All-Native American Silent Rediscovered, Moving Image Archive News, August 29, 2012.

The Daughter of Dawn: Rediscovered film valuable to Comanche, Kiowa history, Lawton Constitution, September 4, 2012. [This is a large, feature article, now archived, and there is a fee to access it, unless the following link is permanent: Lawton Constitution. On the top grey tool bar, click "Back Issues." Then find Tuesday, September 4, 2012.]

Silent movie from early 1900s gets new life (KSWO 7 TV), October 5, 2012. [Video]

Cameron University to host screening of rediscovered silent film, “The Daughter of Dawn” Cameron University Press Release, September 28, 2012

‘The Daughter of Dawn’ Long-lost silent film restored, to have premiere in Lawton, Lawton Constitution, October 7, 2012.

“‘Dauther of Dawn” Premieres in Lawton, at Cameron University,‘” Lawton Constitution, October 13, 2012.

The Daughter of Dawn” a Lost Treasure Re-Discovered, KiowaTribe.org, October 19, 2012

All Native cast silent film surfaces, Native American Times, November 5, 2012.

Dr. Yeagely discusses the Daughter of Dawn film,” OKIE Southwest Oklahoma’s News and Entertainment Magazine, January 4, 2013.

“Film History, Lost and Found,” Tucson Weekly, February 14, 2013

“Restored Lost Film to be Screened,” University of Arizona News, February 14, 2013.

‘The Daughter of Dawn’ to be shown at historical society meeting, AltusTimes.com, March 23, 2013

Public invited to special showing of silent movie Daughter of Dawn, AltusTimes.com, April 5, 2013


Colorized publicity poster, by Western Trail Historical Society,
Altus, Oklahoma, April, 2013.

Oklahoma History Center rediscovers significant tepee stored away on its shelvesThe Oklahoman, September 9, 2013.

Silent No More,” Oklahoma Gazette, September 18, 2013.

Oklahoma movie “Daughter of Dawn” selected for Library of Congress’ 2013 National Film Registry, The Oklahoman, December 26, 2013

Kiowa Tribal Museum to present screenings of ‘Daughter of Dawn,’
The Lawton Constitution, January 9, 2014.

Restored Oklahoma silent film ‘Daughter of the Dawn’ will be screened in Carnegie, The Oklahoman, January 10, 2014.

“Dawn of the Future: A Landmark Achievement for An Oklahoma-Made Classic [re: 2013 National Film Registry],” Slice Magazine, February, 2014, p. 18. (Article not available online.)