Monique Michelle Verdin

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Monique Michelle Verdin

Monique Michelle Verdin is a native daughter of southeast Louisiana. Her documentation offers an intimate window into Louisiana’s Indigenous Houma Nation, exposing the complex interconnectedness of environment, economics, culture, climate and change challenging the bayou communities of her homeland. Her photography has been exhibited nationally and internationally, and is included in The Good Pirates of the Forgotten Bayous, Yale University Press (2008) and Nonesuch Records’ Habitat for Humanity benefit album Our New Orleans (2005). My Louisiana Love is her first full‐length documentary.

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Writer, Producer
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Houma

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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.