Kiera Lasiloo

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Kiera Lasiloo

Kiera Lasiloo is from the Zuni and Cochiti Pueblos. Currently she attends the Institute of American Indian Arts, where she majors in New Media Arts - Moving Images. She was recently picked as one of the 2010 Native American Public Telecommunications Multimedia Fellows. She lives in Santa Fe, NM with her husband and daughter. When she graduates, she hopes to become a director of live performances, such as concerts, sporting events and awards ceremonies. She'd also enjoy doing music videos and documentaries.

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Student
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Zuni
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The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA), located at 83 AvanNu Po, Santa Fe, is going a step farther to introduce new technology to their students and the surrounding community. In a press release from IAIA it was announced that the Institute, along with the University of New Mexico (UNM) and the Santa Fe Complex, has been awarded $597,220 in funding from theNational Science Foundation’s Partnership for Innovation program.

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The Indigenous Language Institute is doing all it can to combat the extinction of indigenous languages, a vital part of Native people’s identity. Native American stories, history and prayers are all passed down orally. But Native American languages are disappearing at an alarming rate. According to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger, there are 191 endangered languages in the United States, 74 of which are listed as critically endangered.

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