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Vision Maker Media announces the results of its annual open call, which provides funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) to filmmakers who tell Native stories. This year, Vision Maker Media has awarded more than $455,000 to seven projects headed up by filmmakers from the East Coast, West Coast, Midwest and Southwest. None of these filmmakers have previously been awarded funding by Vision Maker Media.

Filmmaker Milt Lee cannot stomach Hollywood’s compulsion to relegate Native Americans to one of two places - a pedestal of historic glorification that makes them all spiritual leaders, healers, etc. or as the poster child of the third world in America. He tackles this perception head-on in his latest documentary Video Letters from Prison, to be released this Spring.

Native American Actor Zahn McClarnon (Standing Rock Sioux) shares his stories on why graduating high school is very important.

Native American media artists Chris Eyre, Cody Blackbird, and more share their stories on why graduating from high school is so important.

A project of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting made possible in part by a grant from the Gates Foundation, American Graduate in New Mexico seeks to iden

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The American Experience segment - Wounded Knee is coming up soon, and I thought it might be a good time to listen to a documentary on WK that we did in 1993 - 20 years after the takeover.
Watch how Native American activist and poet John Trudell fuses his radical politics with music, writing and art.

There is a movement among Tribes to bring the buffalo back to the Great Plains in order to promote cultural enhancement, spiritual revitalization, ecological

Voting rights advocates are calling for congressional hearings into what they say is voter suppression on the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Reservations in South Dakota.

Why voting rights advocates in South Dakota are crying foul.

Means is campaigning to be a part of the system he criticized when he called on tribal members to form an independent Lakota 

Reporter Charles Michael Ray speaks with Pine Ridge residents about their vote.

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