DOCUMENTARY SHORT / Runtime: 9 min. / Native Film
Directed by Elizabeth Lo
SYNOPSIS: A family of Ponderai Native American hunters journey from northern Montana to Yellowstone National Park to assert their treaty right to hunt by participating in the controversial culling of the park’s wild bison.
Kay Walkingstick: An American Artist
DOCUMENTARY SHORT / Runtime: 8 min. / Native Film
Directed by Augusta Lehman
SYNOPSIS: Throughout her career, artist Kay Walkingstick has defied categorization. Her work has spanned styles from abstraction to realism and materials from acrylic to saponified wax creating a complex assortment of work that resists summary and generalization.
What Was Ours
DOCUMENTARY / Runtime: 89 min. / Native Film
Directed by Mat Hames
SYNOPSIS: A young Arapaho journalist and a teenage powwow princess travel from the Wind River Indian Reservation with a Shoshone elder to explore vanished artifacts kept in the archives of a museum. As the elder looks to the future, the young people look to the past to revive hope for their beloved home.