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.

Job Title: 
Filmmaker
Tribal Affiliation: 
Lakota
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Blog Series:

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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Stations

Filmmakers


• 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

Should tribes like the Shoshone and Arapaho attempt to bring back beautiful ancestral objects—drums, pipes, eagle wing fans, medicine bags, weapons, and ceremonial attire that ar