Indian Country Diaries: Spiral of Fire

This documentary explores the challenges faced by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians on their reservation in North Carolina. Through the eyes of Choctaw writer LeAnne Howe, we see how their fusion of tourism, cultural preservation, and spirituality is working to insure their tribe's vitality in the 21st century.

Indian Country Diaries goes inside modern Native American communities to reveal a diverse people working to revitalize their culture while improving the social, physical, and spiritual health of their people.

Founding member of Vision Maker Media, Frank Blythe (Eastern Band of Cherokee/Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota), resides in Lincoln, Nebraska.

This documentary explores the challenges faced by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians on their reservation in North Carolina.

 
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