Derek Brown


Derek Brown

Derek served as Production Associate on many of the field shoots for Urban Rez. He is Diné. He loves to make videos and is a founding member of Cafe' Cultura, a poetry slam organization. His many honors and awards include: the President Scholarship of The Art Institute of Colorado, Winter 2010, Scholarship winner from the Rocky Mountain Indian Chamber of Commerce, Awarded Student of the Quarter at The Art Institute of Colorado, Spring 2009, Nominated for the 2009 Regional Heartland Chapter Emmy Awards for Sand Creek Massacre Spiritual Healing Run/Walk.

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Production Associate
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