Kinaalda: Navajo Rite of Passage

57 min | Documentary Feature | Lena Carr (Navajo)

Kinaalda: Navajo Rite of Passage follows a Navajo filmmaker as she turns the camera on herself and her family and documents the Kinaalda, or coming of age ceremony, of her niece. Telling her own personal story, the filmmaker provides a rare insider’s look at Navajo culture and the complexities of growing up Navajo in contemporary times.

Release: 2000

Walt Pourier

Vice Chair

Walt is Oglala Lakota and created the logo for Urban Rez. He is Creative Director, owner of Nakota Designs Advertising Designs and Graphics. Executive Director of the Stronghold Society nonprofit dedicated to instilling hope and supporting youth movements through Live Life Call To Action Campaigns.