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Tejiendo Sabiduria / We Women Warriors

 

Last Friday, I saw the premiere of We Women Warriors / Tejiendo Sabiduria at the IFC Center in the Village (NYC). This documentary, by Nicole Karsin, who was on hand for Q&A after the screening, followed three Colombian indigenous activists: Doris (Awá(, Ludis (Kankuamo), and Flor Ilva (Nasa). Their communities are caught […]

#NAFVF11 Opening Night

Thursday, March 31st was the opening night of the 2011 Native American Film and Video Festival at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York City. This was my third time at the Festival and while I have always enjoyed myself in the past, this year, the organizers took it up […]

AAIA 6th Annual Short Film Showcase

A trailer for the documentary “LaDonna Harris: Indian 101” produced by Julianna Brannum

Last night, I caught the Association on American Indian Affairs Film Showcase at NYU’S Cantor Center where Firelight Media co-founder and CCNY alumnus, Stanley Nelson was honored. He directed Wounded Knee, episode 5 of  the PBS  We Shall Remain series, […]

Crude: The Real Price of Oil

English below.

Español pronto…

Last Wednesday afternoon, after a circuitous ride into Flushing Meadows Park, I eventually made my way to the parking lot of the Queens Museum of Art. (This brought to mind a similarly circuitous excursion over 10 years ago when a colleague and I went to Flushing Meadows Park […]

“Crude”: éste miercoles, 26 de agosto

Recibí ésta invitación y quise hacerles llegar. El documental se dará solamente en español y por ende no traduzco al inglés.

EL CONSULADO GENERAL DE ECUADOR EN NUEVA YORK y el MUSEO DE ARTE DE QUEENS en colaboración con el MUSEO NACIONAL DEL INDÍGENA AMERICANO y CINEMA TROPICALtienen el agrado de invitarlo a una […]

Contrary Warrior

Just read about an upcoming documentary called Contrary Warrior about Adam Fortunate Eagle, who organized the takeover of Alcatraz in 1969. He has written several books, including Heart of the Rock: The Indian Invasion of Alcatraz (with Tom Findley). For those of you interested in the occupation (legitimated by the Sioux Treaty of 1868, […]