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The same year our nation celebrated its bicentennial and President Ford proclaimed a week in October as "Native American Awareness Week," 

Q. Why is it important to have films created, written, and produced by Natives in today’s media?

Q. Why is it important to have films created, written, and produced by Natives in today’s media?

A. Indian Country is home to compelling and important stories just waiting to be told and voices which need to be heard. Who better to tell these stories than Natives filmmakers? As a fan of documentary film, I want to hear what Native filmmaker’s have to say, I want to hear new voices. The documentary landscape should always evolve and expand, and diversity is the key to all of this.

Q. Why is it important to have films created, written and produced by Natives in today’s media?

A. I believe that all cultures should have access to the media tools in order to tell their own stories from their point of view. It's important for viewers to see the progress Native Americans have made in the production of videos that speak to their own cultures.

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Q. Why is it important to have films created, written, and produced by Natives in today’s media?


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• Four Films on Special to Mark June Events
• 'Navajo Code Talkers' Featured on AAPB Through June 12
• Native American Perspectives on Law Enforcement
• 40 Years | 40 Films | 40 Weeks | June Films
• Upcoming Screenings
• New! Viewer Discussion Guide: We Breathe Again
• Two New Films Screen Together on the Navajo Documentary Film Tour
• Job Opportunities
• Film Festival Opportunities
• Training and Other Opportunities
• Funding Opportunities
• Fellowship and Internship Opportunities

What does it take for a contemporary Native family to thrive on their reservation?

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• Four Films on Special to Mark June Events
• 'Navajo Code Talkers' Featured on AAPB Through June 12
• Native American Perspectives on Law Enforcement
• 40 Years | 40 Films | 40 Weeks | June Films
• Upcoming Screenings
• New! Viewer Discussion Guide: We Breathe Again
• Two New Films Screen Together on the Navajo Documentary Film Tour
• Job Opportunities
• Film Festival Opportunities
• Training and Other Opportunities
• Funding Opportunities
• Fellowship and Internship Opportunities

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Lake of Betrayal looks at the Seneca Nation’s fight to protect its sovereignty against a backdrop of a federal Indian Termination policy, pork-barrel politics, and undis