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
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
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
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.
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.
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