WAGING WORDS OF RESILIENCE
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.
My Once Life – Video Poem WON!
The winner of the 2016 Button Poetry Video Contest - My Once Life by Pamela J. Peters
The Oscars – where are the “American Indians?”
We all can make the collective consciousness to reimagine the way Indians are seen today and I do hope that our "participation" as Americans Indians will be part of the definition of "inclusion" in the Academy of Motion Pictures - soon!
My Once Life – Video Poem
My Once Life is a hybrid video poem about the continuing impact of colonization on tribal peoples.
Native Americans respond to hate/misinformation on comments about #NoDAPL #WaterIsLife #SupportStandingRock
Native Americans respond to hate/misinformation on comments about #NoDAPL #WaterIsLife #SupportStandingRock #MniWiconi
Classic Hollywood Images with Native Men in Los Angeles
Meet the handsome and dapper young Native American men that are part of this series #RealNDNZRetakeHollywood
Classic Hollywood images of Native American actresses in Los Angeles.
The beautiful young Native American women that are part of this series #RealNDNZRetakeHollywood - See more photos from Aug 4th - Aug 7th at These Days LA - 118 Winston Street, DTLA.
Real NDNZ Re-Take Hollywood
Real NDNZ Re-Take Hollywood, showcases photographs that disrupt and decolonize clichéd portrayals of the “Hollywood Indian.” The series "re-takes," classic portraits of movie stars of yesteryear with contemporary Native American actors in Los Angeles.
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.
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