The Twelve Days of Native Christmas

The Twelve Days of Native Christmas


The Twelve Days of Native Christmas is an animated short film written and directed by Gary Robinson with illustrations by Jesse T. Hummingbird. The whole family will enjoy this whimsical adaptation of the timeless classic yuletide song The Twelve Days of Christmas adapted to a Native American perspective and illustrated by one of America’s great Indian artists. Twelve different Native American groups are represented in the lyrics and images of this fanciful animated short film.

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Home DVD, Educational DVD, Home Streaming, Educational Streaming

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Program Length: 5 minutes
Production Staff: Producer/Writer: Gary Robinson (Choctaw/Cherokee)
Format: DVD & Digital Download
Public Broadcast Release: November 2009



Walt Pourier

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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.