FILMS BY AND ABOUT NATIVE WOMEN
This is the story of the courageous all-female Apache 8 firefighting unit which has protected their reservation and responded to wildfires around the nation for 30 years.
Keep Talking follows four Alaska Native women fighting to save Kodiak Alutiiq, a critically endangered language with only 41 fluent Elders remaining.
What does it take to heal a people? That’s the question at the heart of Medicine Woman, a one-hour PBS documentary interweaving the lives of Native healers of today with that of the first Native American doctor.
OHERO:KON UNDER THE HUSK
A 26-min documentary following the journey of two Mohawk girls as they take part in their traditional passage rites to becoming Mohawk Women.
KINAALDA: NAVAJO RITE OF PASSAGE
A Navajo filmmaker turns the camera on herself and her family as she documents the Kinaalda, or coming of age ceremony, of her niece.
LADONNA HARRIS: INDIAN 101
LaDonna Harris: Indian 101 chronicles the life of Comanche activist and national civil rights leader LaDonna Harris and her influences in Native and mainstream American history.
Without A Whisper - Konnón:kwe
Explore the untold story of how Indigenous women influenced the early suffragists in their fight for freedom and equality.