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Two brothers from the Onondaga Nation pursue their dreams of playing lacrosse for Syracuse University.

To help programmers we've created a list of programs available to stations for Native American Heritage Month.

With one trillion dollars, what would you do for your community, your nation, or for the world?

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Boozhoo, my name is Mary Deleary and I am the Archive Assistant for Vision Maker Media. In 2010, I graduated from the Museum Studies program at the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Prior to joining the Vision Maker Media team, I was the Coordinator for the IAIA Primitive Edge Gallery, and instructor of the Art and Exhibit Preparation and Introduction to Repatriation courses.

Entries are now being accepted for the 2013 Mvskoke Film Festival until Spetember 12th.

Founded in 1977, the Cleveland Film Society has presented the Cleveland International Film Festival every spring for over three decades.

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It is an honor to be part of the Advisory Committee for GROWING NATIVE. As a nurse practitioner who works with people who have diabetes, I appreciate the meaningful opportunity to support efforts of tribes, tribal organizations and tribal people who are reclaiming their health by revitalizing traditional practices. The epidemics of obesity and diabetes have had devastating impacts on all Americans but most especially on Native Americans.

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Myron Longsoldier knows firsthand what it's like to be young, lost, and Native American. By the time he was 9 years old, he had already experienced a bad hangover.
 
"I became involved with drinking from peer pressure, also environment, and problems with low self-esteem," Myron said.
 
Five years later, Myron was a struggling alcoholic. He was sent to penitentiaries for intoxication, disturbing the peace, fighting, auto theft, burglary, minor in possession, and many misdemeanors in about eight different states.
 

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In the early summer of 2013, Kevin Abourezk (Rosebud Sioux) allowed me to record his everyday activities at the newspaper. He led me up to the news area, took his seat, and began working on a story about the tribal council's decision to let their members vote on whether to allow alcohol onto the Pine Ridge Reservation.

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Films

Native stories that represent the cultures, experiences, and values of American Indians and Alaska Natives for your station!

Filmmakers

Current funding, job, and training opportunities that support the production of Native content. Plus, additional information for filmmakers.

Educators

Hands-on educational tools for middle school to college-aged students that increase the Impact of Native films in the classroom.