Board Members

Board Members

Mark Trahant

Mark TrahantChair

Shoshone-Bannock
Charles R. Johnson Endowed Professor of Journalism
University of North Dakota, Communication Program 

Bio

Maya Solis-Austin

Maya SolisVice Chair

Pascua Yaqui
/Blackfeet
Program Manager
Sundance Institute

Bio

Roy Clem

Secretary

Eastern Band of Cherokee
Executive Director,
Alabama Public Television

Bio

Randal P. Hansen

Treasurer

Assistant General Manager
University of Nebraska Television

Bio

Joni Buffalohead

Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota
Tribal Ooperations Manager
BlueCross BlueShield

Bio 

Robin Butterfield

Brian Gunn

Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation
Powers, Pyles, Sutter & Verville PC

Bio

Franz Joachim

General Manager & CEO
New Mexico PBS

BioFranz Joachim

Mary Kathryn Nagle

Joely Proudfit

Luiseño
Director
California Indian Culture and Sovereignty Center

Elizabeth Weatherford

Film and Video Center
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian

 
 

Stations

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

Filmmakers


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• New Viewer Discussion Guide: On a Knife Edge
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• Best Practices for Checking Facts in Your Documentary
• 53rd Chicago International Film Festival
• NAJA Elects 3 New Board Members, Selects 2017-2018 Committee/br>
• Native American Music Awards
• Find Us On the Road
• Filmmaker Opportunities
• Upcoming Film Screenings