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  1. Adrian Baker on Animating Native American Oral History

    March 13, 2013

    Originally posted on the Independent Lens BlogSometimes, the shameful chapters of our past deserve to be excavated through an animated short, the form du jour for oral history projects such as StoryCorps. From the PBS Online Film Festival, the short documentary Injunuity: Buried features the story of a Native American burial ground and shellmound

  2. NAPT Announces 2012 Open Call for Media Makers

    February 24, 2012

    The Native American Public Telecommunications announced March 16th deadline for proposals.The NAPT Public Media Content Fund will support video projects with significant Native involvement - particularly compelling projects that profile Native American leaders for the series Native Word: Stories Past & Present. "The purpose of the Content

  3. NAPT Announces 2012 Open Call for Media Makers

    January 4, 2012

    Native American Public Telecommunications, Inc. (NAPT) announced a March 16 deadline for proposals from media makers. With funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), the NAPT Public Media Content Fund will award support to video projects with significant Native involvement — particularly projects that profile Native American

  4. Reel Injun Revisited on Independent Lens

    November 24, 2011

    Reel Injun: On the Trail of the Hollywood Indian by Neil Diamond — which premiered on Independent Lens last season — is an exciting, insightful and entertaining documentary about the evolution of the image of North American Native people (“The Indians”) in famous Hollywood movies, from the silent era to today. The film earned a George Foster Peabody Award

  5. ITVS in the News

    July 5, 2011

    A sampling of coverage from The Huffington Post, Hyphen, Indian Country Today and more… The Huffington Post: Two Spirits: Overlapping Identities for First Nations People The story of Fred Martinez's life and death is a compelling story for so many reasons. Particularly the fact that the movie was the first time I have seen the story of Two Spirit people