Yellow Fever

Yellow Fever


Tina Garnanez, a young Navajo veteran, goes on a personal investigation into the history of the Navajo uranium boom, examining its lasting impacts and the potential for new mining in the area. Looking at the cost of cheap energy and the future of the industry, Tina becomes an advocate, lobbyist, and a vocal proponent for environmental justice.

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Educational Resources: Viewer Discussion Guide; Educational Guide; PBS Learning Media
Program Length:
57 Minutes
Director and Producer: Sophie Rousmaniere
Co-Producers: Jay Minton (Potawatomi) and Tina Garnanez (Navajo)
Associate Producers: Cristiano Mendes, Kimberly Larson and Carolyn Cobelo
Editor: Sophie Rousmaniere
Assistant Editors: Amy Shehi and Danielle Bloch
Format: DVD & Digital Download
Public Broadcast Release:
March 2015




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.


Program 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.