Norman Brown

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Norman Brown

Norman Brown has written, produced and directed documentary, dramatic, and education films and videos about Navajo subjects. In 2005, he wrote, produced, and directed Rez Hope, a docu-drama to educate Native American communities about the effects of drug, alcohol and substance abuse, teenage suicide and pregnancy, student violence, and loss of native culture. He developed an outreach program to the greater Native American population designed to promote discussion of these problems with the New Mexico Dept of Health, community health advocacy groups, and Native American youth organizations. Norman Brown has also written, directed and produced Horse Song, a one hour tv drama about dabetes in the Navajo language with English subtitles. A Gift of Life is a 40 minute educational video about genetics, Kei’ Bidziil was a 4 part tv series about Strong Family relations. Norman has also produced a number of public service announcements about Navajo health. Brown has also been video technical advisor and production specialist for Navajo Area Indian Health Service. He has been a Native American technical advisor for ABC TV series such as The Return of Jimmie Blackwater and Hope and Prey He has also played principal roles in feature films including, The Thin Red Line(Warner Bros.), Raising Arizona (Coen Bros), Black Day, Blue Night (independent), and The Doe Boy (independent feature).

Job Title: 
Producer
Tribal Affiliation: 
Navajo

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