Torsten Kjellstrand

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Torsten Kjellstrand

Torsten Kjellstrand tells stories, using film, photogrpahy and words. For almost two decades, he's been telling stories with Native communities in The West. Currently, the company he works with and helped found, Dog Mountain, is working on a feature-length documentary about language and sulture preservation on Kodiak Island, Alaska.

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By the time we got to Minneapolis for the Vision Maker Media conference a while back, Jamie and I had already had enough dealings with Vision Maker Media to expect to be gracefully and efficiently guided to a better understanding of how we, and our company Dog Mountain LLC, could make our film Finding Refuge better. We also expected to learn about how we could more effectively find more funding and build on the trailer we’ve created.

 
 

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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