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Growing Native Oklahoma: Red People

Four-part series | Shirley Sneve & Charles "Boots" kennedye

  • SYNOPSIS

Oklahoma is home to thirty-nine federally recognized tribes. Nowhere in North America will you find such diversity among Native Peoples, and nowhere will you find a more tragic history. Host Moses Brings Plenty (Oglala Lakota) guides this episode of Growing Native on a journey through Oklahoma’s past and present. 

57 minutes

Release: November 8, 2018

Expiration: November 7, 2022

Distributor: APT

NOLA: GNAT 101

About the Filmmakers

Shirley Sneve is the former executive director of Vision Maker Media. She now works as the CEO and Executive Director of Tiwahe Foundation in Minneapolis. 

Charles “Boots” Kennedye is a member of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma and for the last ten years a documentary producer for the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority. Kennedye has headed many of the major projects produced by OETA including a 100-part Oklahoma story collective Centennial Stories, winning his first of five Heartland Emmy Awards. 

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