Moderator: Karen Redhawk Dallett
Wednesday, June 25th
Will Native cinema of today interest audiences in the future? Are brave new stories being told or is it still
the same plight and plot? The new stories, are they considered "Indian"? Together we examine the role of
the story and our actions on film.
Participants: Annie Frazier Henry, Steven Alaverez,
Chris Eyre, Wes Studi, Bruce King
What Can We Laugh About
Moderator: Kelly Byers and Jerry Clown
Tuesday, June 24th
Can we turn social ills and tribal issues into stories that will make us laugh? Are younger filmmakers changing
Indian storytelling? The young film generation discusses the role of humor in film and their part in it.
Participants: Tokala Clifford, Blackhorse Lowe,
Jon Proudstar, Melissa Henry
Moderator: Ava Hamilton
Thursday, June 26th
Are films speaking to concerns of today such as cultural preservation and environmental issues? Are tribal peoples
producing media on these topics? How important is it?
Participants: Leroy Little Bear, Victor Masayesva, Jr.,
Carlotta Bird, Carol Littlewounded Rave,
Norman Patrick Brown