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Herald Native Women

A Celebration of Women's History Month

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FILMS BY AND ABOUT NATIVE WOMEN

Apache 8

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

Keep Talking follows four Alaska Native women fighting to save Kodiak Alutiiq, a critically endangered language with only 41 fluent Elders remaining.

Medicine Woman

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.

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