Enei Begaye-Peter

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Enei Begaye-Peter

Enei is Navajo and married into the Gwich’in Nation. She is a skilled organizer, facilitator, speaker, strategist, writer and all around smarty pants. She is also an active and enthusiastic mother; and a dirt loving, vegetable growing, fabric addicted, bookworm. Utne Reader named her a “visionary who is changing our world.”  She is currently the Executive Director of the Indigenous Leadership Institute out of Fairbanks, Alaska, and a producer of the documentary film "We Breathe Again."

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Filmmaker
Tribal Affiliation: 
Navajo
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My husband and co-Producer Evon Peter and I had the honor of attending the recent Vision Maker Media Producer Workshop and National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture (NAMAC) conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Our film We Breathe Again was selected for Vision Maker Media funding support recently and we were then invited to attend this Producers Workshop and conference. The entire trip was greatly informative, both inside and outside the workshops.

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• Tips on Launching a Film Sequel on YouTube
• Thousands Stream Films From 40 Films Project
• Producer Hopes Film Inspires Viewers to Create Change
• Job Opportunities
• Film Festival Opportunities
• Training and Other Opportunities
• Funding Opportunities
• Fellowship and Internship Opportunities

Educators

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