Screening Category: 10A: Documentaries 2

Our Quiyo: Maria Martinez

Maria “Povika” Martinez left behind an exceptional legacy built through her artistic application and reintroduction of “black-on-black” pottery, still practiced today by her tribal community of San Ildefonso Pueblo located in northern New Mexico. Her influence on the art world left a lasting impression across many borders, but she is much more than a world-renowned… Read more »

She Still Walks Among Us

Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community member and retired firefighter Royce Manuel (Akimel Aw-thum) revitalized the lost art of the Kia-ha (burden basket). A once necessary tool woven by men and carried by the women to transfer materials and goods for trade. With this revitalization, he dedicated his life to the education of arts, culture and… Read more »

Founders

Under the leadership of its first and only president, Sinte Gleska University on South Dakota’s Rosebud Reservation has been a model for Indian-controlled education for 50 years, paving the way for other tribal colleges with a series of historic accomplishments and an eye towards continued innovation.

Savage / Future

Editing to the soundscape of shaking Iroquois white corn and tapping, Seneca filmmaker Terry Jones uses personal and historic still images to link his family and the American Indian Boarding School experience.

Wind River: Full Court Peace

The Wind River Reservation is home to 27,000 Native Americans. The reservation is filled with a passion for basketball. In an effort to learn, create shared experiences and work on the basketball court restoration on the reservation, Mike Evans and his FCP team travel to Wyoming.