Tag Archives: Native American

Native American talent wanted for 2018 Native American TV Writers Lab

(Photo credit: laskinsfest.com) Native American TV writers—take heed of this post! You could be a part of this year’s Native American TV Writers Lab! According to The Hollywood Reporter, the third annual writers lab, presented by LA Skins Fest, is currently accepting applications through the first week and a half of March. The five-week workshop, …

For Native Americans, a river is more than a ‘person,’ it is also a sacred place

Colorado River. AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File Rosalyn R. LaPier, The University of Montana The environmental group Deep Green Resistance recently filed a first-of-its-kind legal suit against the state of Colorado asking for personhood rights for the Colorado River. If successful, it would mean lawsuits can brought on behalf of the river for any harm done …

42nd Annual American Indian Film Festival Will Run Nov. 3-11 in San Francisco

Native Americans continue to look forward despite the barriers they face, embracing medicine, language, the fortitude to be a distinct nation within a nation, and of course, our history and culture. We celebrate the challenges our people have overcome, and the unity we feel as a people. SAN FRANCISCO— For thousands of years, Indigenous persons have …

“Real NDNZ Re-Take Hollywood” challenges Hollywood’s Native American stereotyping

Hollywood’s still growing in its discussions about diversity in entertainment, and one area the industry is lacking is multifaceted, unique, and contemporary portrayals of Native Americans. Indigenous multimedia documentarian Pamela Peters is aiming to push the conversation into overdrive with her photography exhibit, “Real NDNZ Re-Take Hollywood.” The exhibit, which ran this August at These …