A Native American Night Before Christmas

A Native American Night Before Christmas


An animated whimsical look at what Christmas Eve might be like for a magical American Indian village where tipis and TVs co-exist when the native Santa Claus named Old Red Shirt comes to deliver goodies for native children.

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Home Streaming, Educational Streaming

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Program Length: 5 minutes
Production Staff: Narrator: Harlan McKosato; Illustrated by: Jesse T. Hummingbird; Producer/Writer: Gary Robinson (Choctaw/Cherokee)
Format: Digital Download
Public Broadcast Release: November 2006



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.


Project Coordinator​

(Hataža Mani Winga)​

"Cinema Aficionado"

Role: Jordana is excited to engage with different Native/Indigenous communities. Her passion for working with youth will help develop the Native Youth Media Project. She will also assist with the Creative Shorts Fellowship (CSF) to help organize deliverables for filmmakers.