In Salon, here.
Link to Kickstarter and information here.
Dawnland is a documentary about cultural survival and stolen children: inside the first “truth and reconciliation commission” for Native Americans in Maine.
This is an incredible film about the treatment of treaties and Native peoples in Canada. It’s now available for rental from Canada’s National Film Board. I saw it at the NAISA conference this June and highly recommend it. It is extremely sad and disturbing at times but also incredibly inspiring.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month.
This documentary film was developed to be an educational and training tool based on the work produced by the Minnesota Accessing Paths to Safety Project.
The film chronicles the the first-hand stories of American Indian woman survivors of sexual violence and domestic abuse with disabilities from the White Earth Nation. Learn about their history and tradition, the impact of historical trauma and intergenerational grief, and the resources available for survivors on and around the reservation.
Link to the video here.
OFF THE REZ
Release Date: Friday, January 24
iTunes Pre-Order Available Now: bit.ly/1i2R33O
VOD Platforms: iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Google Play, Xbox Video, Sony Playstation, Cinemanow and Vudu.
Watch the Trailer Here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gYAIvdv9ko
Written & Directed by: Jonathan Hock
Executive Produced by: Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos
Starring: Shoni Schimmel, Ceci Moses, Rick Schimmel, Jude Schimmel, Delores Moses, Lillian Moses and more…