I'll be speaking about my photography work at the Los Angeles Central Library. Date(s): Wednesday, February 20, 2019 Time: 12:15pm Location: Central Library Meeting Room A Audience: Adults, Seniors, Teens Category: Lecture RSVP: Reservations not required. Limited seating is first come, first serve. Doors open approximately 15 minutes before the start of the program. Description: PAMELA J. … Continue reading NDNZ in The City
Feminist Crush – Blog interview
Pamela J. Peters is an Indigenous multimedia documentarian from the Navajo Reservation. Her multimedia work, which she call "Indigenous Realism", explores the lives and diversities of real American Indians and pushes viewers to critically analyze the psychological and historical structures of Native Americans in mass media.
Indigenous Peoples Day – Los Angeles
This is my new photography project #RepresentYourTribalNation to commemorate #IndigenousPeoplesDay in Los Angeles. I want a larger audience to see us as contemporary natives in the city, but also see our tribal flags and the diversity that exists within a city like Los Angeles.
Union Station – Los Angeles
My love of this city is shown in the photographs I take. One place in particular that I love is Union Station. I love Union Station for two personal reasons. First, because it’s beautiful and has a deep history to Los Angeles that has been preserved since 1939.
My Once Life – Video Poem WON!
The winner of the 2016 Button Poetry Video Contest - My Once Life by Pamela J. Peters
I’m a Navajo living in Los Angeles, yet my culture, my identity is invisible.
When I began sharing that I was Diné (Navajo), most folks didn’t know what that meant, so I had to say American Indian or Native American. Then I would get a slew of different responses like, “Oh, I thought all Indians were dead.” Or, “You mean like Pocahontas?”
My Once Life – Video Poem
My Once Life is a hybrid video poem about the continuing impact of colonization on tribal peoples.
It wasn’t until I left the Navajo Reservation that I understood my purpose as a Navajo storyteller.
Leaving was the beginning, but eventually I came to understand that it wasn’t enough. I needed to go back to school. This may seem obvious, but to me it wasn’t. Higher education was never a value instilled in me—my parents only told me to find a job and not depend on others.
Natives Americans in Los Angeles, CA
As a Navajo living in the city, I want our history to be remembered and acknowledge. We are part of Los Angeles History too!
1650 Gallery & Studio Photography
These two images were part of the of Girls Girls Girls photo exhibit in Los Angeles, California. #1650GalleryStudio #Photography #LAWomen
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