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The Last of His Tribe is a 1992 American made-for-television drama film based on the book Ishi in Two Worlds by Theodora Kroeber which relates the experiences of her husband Alfred L. Kroeber who made friends with Ishi, thought to be the last of his people, the Yahi tribe. Jon Voight stars as Kroeber and Graham Greene as Ishi.[1] Harry Hook directed the film.[2]

The Last of His Tribe
Written byStephen Harrigan
Directed byHarry Hook
StarringJon Voight
Graham Greene
Music byJohn E. Keane
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Producer(s)John Levoff
Robert Lovenheim
Barbara Bloom (co-producer)
Production location(s)Modesto, California
San Francisco
Bellingham, Washington
Oakland, California
Red Hills Ranch, Sonora, California
Sacramento, California
CinematographyMartin Fuhrer
Editor(s)Bill Yahraus
Running time91 minutes
Production company(s)HBO Pictures
River City Productions
Original networkHBO
Picture formatColor
Audio formatStereo
Original releaseMarch 28, 1992 (1992-03-28)


The movie is based on the real experiences of a Native American, Ishi, as he tries to adjust to a 20th-century society that is foreign to him.[3]



For his performance, Jon Voight was nominated for the 1992 Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film.

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  1. ^ Higgins, Bill (March 20, 1992). "Makers of HBO's 'Tribe' Given a Warm Reception". The Los Angeles Times.
  2. ^ "The Last of His Tribe". Library of Congress Online Catalog. Retrieved December 15, 2011.
  3. ^ "The Last of His Tribe". Ahafilm. Retrieved December 11, 2011.

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