Mark Trahant


Mark Trahant

Mark Trahant is the 20th Atwood Chair at the University of Alaska Anchorage. He is a journalist, speaker and Twitter poet and is a member of The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes.

Job Title: 
"Growing Native" Advisory Committee Member
Tribal Affiliation: 
Shoshone-Bannock Tribe
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Blog Series:

Every once in a while, the very idea of a documentary series exactly matches what’s going on at home. Such is the case with Growing Native.


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Native stories that represent the cultures, experiences, and values of American Indians and Alaska Natives for your station!


Current funding, job, and training opportunities that support the production of Native content. Plus, additional information for filmmakers.


Hands-on educational tools for middle school to college-aged students that increase the Impact of Native films in the classroom.