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9th Annual Native American Media Awards Recap

November 22, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The LA SKINS FEST hosted the 9th Annual ANNUAL NATIVE AMERICAN MEDIA AWARDS CEREMONY Sunday, November 22nd, 2020. This year’s annual awards gala was virtual and sponsored by Comcast NBCUniversal and AT&T iHumanity Connection. The awards ceremony honored the filmmakers, leaders and youth who show great talent and made a genuine difference in Indian Country. We celebrated filmmakers from across Indian Country and the great achievements in Native American cinema. The celebration featured music performances, special guests and appearances from Native American actors.

This year’s hosts were the world renowned and incredibly talented Q’Orianka Kilcher and Kalani Queypo. Performances from the incredible Noah Watts and awesome Shayna Jackson accompanied the celebration. Filmmakers were awarded for their hard work, dedication to their craft, and for telling genuine stories from our community. Since 2013, the LA SKINS FEST has commemorated its talented, innovative and outstanding artists who have shown a unique and strong voice in the entertainment industry and provided leadership in our community. We invite everyone to join this year’s gala! The video of the show will be available soon!

The 9th Annual native American Awards:

Achievement in Short Film

Achievement in Animation
Sister Wolves

Achievement in Directing
Mark Williams

Achievement in Documentary Filmmaking
KaYaMenTa: Sharing Truths about Menopause

Achievement in Writing
Tom Hanada

NBCUniversal Rising Phoenix Award for Outstanding Performance
Nathalie Standingcloud

Achievement in Youth Filmmaking
Seven Generations – United American Indian Involvement, Inc.

Horizon Award
Geoffrey Kie

Hamilton Community Leadership Award
Cherokee Nation Film Office

Native Resilience Award
Ute Mountain Ute Tribe

Achievement in Film

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November 22, 2020
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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