Legend of the Boy and the Eagle, The (film) In Arizona, while Indian boys of the Hopi tribe perform a traditional eagle dance, an old man tells how the ritual dance began 500 hundred years ago. He relates the story of Tutuvina, a 10-year-old boy who defied the gods and brought shame to his people by saving the life of his pet, an eagle marked for sacrifice. Today, however, Hopis honor his memory. Featurette released on June 21, 1967. Directed by Norman Tokar. 48 min. Released on video in 1986.