Tag Archives: Smoke Signals
Indigenous Cinema Favorites
Not often feel-good films, indigenous cinema deals with the tougher issues that take place on the reservations, with colonization and assimilation into the modern world, and at the same time tells compelling stories complete with heroes, villains, vigilantes, and bystanders. Make your next movie night one of these Native American tales!
Native Americans Giving Back: Adam Beach
One man has witnessed first-hand many of the same struggles Native Youth face today, and has found a way to give back, and to give hope: Adam Beach. Perhaps best known for his role as Victor in the film, “Smoke Signals,” Adam Beach is an actor, producer and composer. An inspiration to many, Beach is a […]
Native American Film Series: â€œImprintâ€
The Native American movie, “Imprint,” was mainly filmed on the Pine Ridge Reservation. Some would call it a â€œsupernaturalâ€ story. Yet, to think of it in only that way would be missing out on its deeper meaning. It’s about a journey we all need to take sometimes.
Native American Film Series: “Smoke Signals”
Andrew explores the movie Smoke Signals and how it depicts a story of modern day Native Americans.
Independence Day for Native America
…Independence Day for Native American tribes and reservations… how it is and why…