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Cary Rosenbaum
8/11/16
It’s tough for a Native actor to get cast for a role that wasn’t specifically designed for a Native...
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Vincent Schilling
8/4/16
According to an announcement by Sundance, five of the institute’s Native American and Indigenous Program alumni have been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sci...
Native actress Deja Jones (Eastern Shoshone) - Photo: Pamela J. Peters
Vincent Schilling
8/4/16
In an effort to dismantle the film industry’s historically stereotypical portrayal of Native actors in buckskin, feathers and painted faces, Los Angeles-based media professional an...
Vincent Schilling
8/1/16
Hollywood has a long way to go regarding diversity, but these Native actors are proving that the brightest stars always shine through the gloom...
Jason Morgan Edwards
5/24/16
The Albuquerque Film and Music Experience (formerly Albuquerque Film and Media Experience) has become a power player on the entertainment scene, particularly as a showcase for Nati...
Alex Jacobs
5/17/16
Encyclopedia of the American Indian in the Twentieth Century by Alexander Ewen and Jeffrey Wollock (University of New Mexico Press, 2015), “gathers together biographies and concise...
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Rick Kearns
3/3/16
Craig Falcon, one of the two Native American cultural advisers for “The Revenant,” said he was impressed with the efforts of the film company to accurately portray the various Nati...
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Gale Courey Toensing
2/28/16
The millions of television viewers who will watch the 88th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awards ceremony tonight might catch a glimpse of a man wearing a long, feathe...
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Sasha LaPointe
2/3/16
When a friend brought over a copy of The Revenant I was more than willing to host a viewing party. I was thrilled at first for the typical reasons...

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