Blue Tarpalechee

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Blue Tarpalechee

Blue Tarpalechee, a member of the Muskogee (Creek) Nation in Oklahoma, has been Vision Maker Media’s Project Coordinator since 2012. Blue serves in a project lead capacity on two ongoing initiatives. He is currently assisting in all of the behind-the-scenes work and logistics of the Vision Maker Media supported series Growing Native and team lead on the development of all PBS Learning Media resources for Vision Maker Media films in partnership with PBS stations nationwide. The valedictorian from the Institute of American Indian Arts  (Santa Fe, NM) is no stranger to Vision Maker Media. In 2011, he was awarded a multimedia internship in which he traveled to document efforts in various communities, wrote, shot and edited online video content for Vision Maker Media.

Job Title: 
Project Coordinator
Tribal Affiliation: 
Muskogee (Creek)
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Blog Series:

See a traditional Tulalip Tribes' trade route and its restoration back to its natural beauty, harvesting of the plant, camas, traditional Tulalip carvings into thousand-year-old cedar trees, and images of the Lushootseed Language Camp, all to the sound of music from the Potlatch Protocol.

Blog Series:

Vision Maker Media recently traveled to the Northwest to film the 24th Annual Canoe Journey. We started at 6 a.m. documenting the launch from Tulalip. This amazing event will be part of the Growing Native series Vision Maker Media is producing for PBS.

Blog Series:

Vision Maker Media seeks stories that can be included in the seven-part series, Growing Native, which will focus on reclaiming traditional knowledge and food ways to address critical issues of health and wellness, the environment and human rights.

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Filmmakers


• July Specials Feature Summer Celebrations
• Host a Screening
• Thanks, George
• 'Sousa on the Rez' Featured on AAPB Through July 11
• 40 Years | 40 Films | 40 Weeks July & August Films
• Key Findings from National Voter Survey on Federal Funding for Public Television
• Upcoming Screenings
• New! Viewer Discussion Guide: The Mayors of Shiprock
• Job Opportunities
• Film Festival Opportunities
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Educators

Lake of Betrayal looks at the Seneca Nation’s fight to protect its sovereignty against a backdrop of a federal Indian Termination policy, pork-barrel politics, and undis