2013 Native Youth Media and Tech Workshops

In 2013, the Native Youth Media and Tech Workshop collaborated with United National Indian Tribal Youth. We worked with several Native youth from around the country to provide a film workshop. Participants worked with film equipment to produce a short piece about their annual youth conference: In October, we travelled to the Colorado River Indian… Read more »

2012 Native Youth Media and Tech Workshops

In 2012, the Native Youth Media and Tech Workshop launched its international outreach program! We partnered with the US Embassy and worked with the Amazigh people in Morocco. The Amazigh people of Northern Africa invited us teach our film workshop to their community during their week long festival. We provided three workshops with their film… Read more »

2011 Native Youth Media and Tech Workshops

In 2011, our youth media workshop returned to Oklahoma and conducted a program at the Tonkawa Tribe of Oklahoma. Dozens of youth participated and produced several films about the history of the Tonkawa people, a stop motion animation piece and a hilarious comedy about frybread! Check out production pics below: The Sac and Fox Nation… Read more »

2010 Native Youth Media and Tech Workshops

In 2010, we expanded our outreach and traveled to tribes in Oklahoma, Arizona and California. Each tribe produced incredible films that shared genuine insight into their community, their history and their issues effecting them the most. In June, we partnered with the Ponca Tribe in White Eagle, Oklahoma and worked with several youth on numerous… Read more »

16th Annual LA SKINS FEST

“As media and tech merge to expand creative content, the LA SKINS FEST continues to champion and launch the careers of Native content creators.” Announced Patricia Gomes, festival director. ”Since 2007, this festival has showcased some of the best talent in Indian Country and has a tradition of discovering new indigenous filmmakers.” The LA SKINS… Read more »

2009 Native Youth Media and Tech Workshops

Since 2009, we have taught film workshops to youth at reservations and Native American urban centers throughout the United States and Canada. The participating youth learn about writing, directing, shooting and editing their own movies.  Equally important, the youth present these films to their tribal communities and speak before an audience. Check out images from… Read more »

2020 Native Youth Media and Tech Workshops

The 2020 Native Youth Workshop continued through the pandemic with virtual and in-person programs expanding year round curriculum. Our 2020 partners included United American Indian Involvement and the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe. These workshops navigated the dangers of the COVID-19 pandemic with strict safety regulations while on production. The films produced in our summer program… Read more »

2018 Native Youth Media and Tech Workshops

In 2018, we partnered with numerous tribes, organizations and networks to provide several media workshops throughout the year. We were excited to welcome new partners and grow our relationship with ongoing programs. In June, our first stop was Seven Generations at United American Indian Involvement, Inc. in Los Angeles, CA. The youth produced films, documentaries… Read more »

Youth Media and Tech Workshop Overview

     Since 2009, the Native American Youth Media and Tech Workshop has travelled to reservations and urban centers across the world to provide an expansive and comprehensive program that provides new access for our community. Every year, we expand the workshop to include new curriculum, new technology and new equipment. Our multimedia curriculum includes… Read more »

2nd Annual Native American Writers Seminar – Now Closed

The Native American Media Alliance has closed its call for applications for the 2nd Annual Native American Writers Seminar taking place June through July, 2022. The seminar initiative is presented by WarnerMedia and the Cherokee Nation Film Office. The Native American Writers Seminar develops emerging Native Americans writers for TV and film. The seminar also… Read more »