Gary Robinson


Gary Robinson

Gary Robinson is a seasoned writer and filmmaker of Choctaw and Cherokee Indian descent with experience in many aspects of documentary television production, script writing, as well as fiction and non-fiction publication. Much of his work has been about or on behalf of American Indian tribes, organizations and businesses, creating video programs and educational materials on the history, culture and contemporary issues of indigenous peoples.

Robinson just finished writing his third book, Little Brother of War, intended for Native American teen readers to be published by Native Voices Books in 2013. This series features Native American teen characters and situations, a first for the young adult fiction category.

In 2012, he completed production of a short video program Chumash Warriors Yesterday and Today that features interviews with Chumash military veterans for the Chumash Tribe. This program was shown at the 2012 Chumash Veterans Day event and shared with tribal members and families.

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A provocative film from the American Indian perspective that reframes today’s controversial energy debate while the fate of the environment hangs in the balance.


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Complement classroom discussion about America's energy future with this film, and help students comprehend the debate about the best use of natural resources.