Jennifer Weston

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Jennifer Weston

An independent producer for Rising Voices: Hótȟaŋiŋpi, Jennifer (Edwards) Weston is Hunkpapa Lakota and grew up on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation on the North/South Dakota border. After several years spent working for her tribal government and writing for the Lakota Nation Journal, she now lives in New England where she manages Cultural Survival’s Endangered Languages Program, and works as Charter & Personnel Coordinator for the Wôpanâôt8ây Pâhshaneekamuq: Wampanoag Language Immersion School Development Project.

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Last month I joined Lakota Language Consortium (LLC) linguist and executive director Wil Meya and dozens of other Vision Maker Media-supported documentary producers in Minneapolis, MN for a lively series of workshops, and the chance to attend the incredible annual conference of the National Alliance for Media and Culture.

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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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Educators

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