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 – 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
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)
Myrton Running Wolf’s interview on acting and his quest for participation and visibility for American Indians in Hollywood.
Myrton Running Wolf received praise for his latest short film Soldier. Inspired by true accounts, the story follows two young Lakota sisters — escapees of 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre — as they fight to survive against the U.S. military. Rarely seen in Hollywood, the movie provides a unique perspective of historical American Indian events through a dynamic Native … Continue reading Myrton Running Wolf’s interview on acting and his quest for participation and visibility for American Indians in Hollywood.
Navajo Transgender Women’s Journey of Acceptance in Society
The Navajo Nation, spanning over the states of New Mexico, Arizona and Utah, is the largest Tribal reservation in the United States, with one of the largest populations of tribal members residing on reservation lands. The Navajo people have maintained their traditional ways despite the encroachments of colonialism and Christianity into their culture, but it’s … Continue reading Navajo Transgender Women’s Journey of Acceptance in Society
Getting to know Los Angeles Tongva Actress — Tonantzin Carmelo
After landing the lead Thunder Heart Woman role in Steven Spielberg’s TNT’s Emmy and Golden Globes-winning epic miniseries Into the West, Tonantzin’s career as an actress emerged. Today she has starred in more than 28 films (IMDB source), and serves as a mentor for the Los Angeles-based theater group Native Voices at The Autry, where … Continue reading Getting to know Los Angeles Tongva Actress — Tonantzin Carmelo
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
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