Scalps is a 1983 American horror film directed by Fred Olen Ray that concerns a vengeful Native American spirit.


Six college archeology students work on a dig in the California desert, despite the warnings of a professor and an elderly Native American. When the group digs around in an Indian burial ground for artifacts, they unleash the evil spirit of Black Claw. The entity possesses one of the group and begins slaughtering them one by one.