WAGING WORDS OF RESILIENCE
Speaking at the J. Paul Getty
November 2022 I was invited to speak about the Los Angeles American Indian migration story. Here is a link to the talk, please check it out and give it a "Like" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h1-0m6bYmOM
Indian Ally – 2021
It is finally done. My short film, which I mostly funded, because I was pretty much rejected for every film grant I submitted, but the rejection never stop me from doing what I passionately want to do - even if it took years. Now, my focus after this film is to "save" the murals in … Continue reading Indian Ally – 2021
Waging Words – 2022
Waging Words - We are back - post covid - Live March 26, 2022
Waging Words – 2019
Launching poetry series and hope to have this as an annual event - highlighting the massive talent of Native American poets in Southern California. These Days - July 28, 2019
Tongva Singer/Songwriter, Poet known as Kelly Caballero
Many Native artists continue to thrive throughout Tovaangar by asserting their cultural knowledge through creative outlets. Kelly Cabellero, a 29-year-old Gaberlieno Tongva singer/songwriter poet is one of many tribal members incorporating her Native culture into her musical and poetic craft.
California Native American Day!
Friday, September 25, 2020 is a day to acknowledge and celebrate California Native Indians.
Saad Nizhóní (Beautiful Words)
Saad Nizhóní (Beautiful Words) Thursday, July 16, and Thursday, July 23, 2020, 6:00 p.m. I am hosting a poetry event with Navajo poets via Zoom. Join the Autry and Navajo multimedia documentarian Pamela J. Peters as she introduces two evenings featuring remarkable Navajo poets whose beautiful words integrate Diné history, language, and culture. This Zoom event … Continue reading Saad Nizhóní (Beautiful Words)
Diné Pride “We Are Sacred” Diyingo ‘Adaanitsíískéés
As we concluded the month of June and the last of Pride celebrations for the month, I decided to take a road trip back to my tribal reservation to cover and document the third annual Diné Pride. The Navajo Nation is the largest sovereign tribal reservation in the United States. I grew up on my reservation, and have … Continue reading Diné Pride “We Are Sacred” Diyingo ‘Adaanitsíískéés
Kimberly Norris Guerrero: The Native American Actress You Need To Know
Kimberly Norris Guerrero is a name I became familiar with after I first saw her in an episode of Seinfeld. Her character Winona, an alluring, confident intelligent young woman stood up against subtle American Indian stereotypes in a humorous refined way. Years later, I attended the Autry’s Native Voices theater production, The Frybread Queen, after which I met … Continue reading Kimberly Norris Guerrero: The Native American Actress You Need To Know
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