The Revenant Showcases Native Americans in Hollywood

Published January 14, 2016   LOS ANGELES– Red Nation Films is proud to congratulate Leonardo DiCaprio, Alejandro González Iñárritu, and the cast and crew of The Revenant for their Golden Globe awards. That’s especially true for the movie’s Native performers, including Forrest Goodluck, Duane Howard, Arthur RedCloud, and newcomer Melaw Nakehk’o, who stole the show at the end with her

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Judy Kuhn: Colors of the Wind

Remarks: Judy Kuhn (White American) is the one who sings this song in the Disney film “Pocahontas” (1995). The song was written by Steven Schwartz and composed by Alan Mencken. All three are Jewish Americans born in New York who came to Disney by way of Broadway. I would count this as a case of Hollywood whitewashing.   Continue reading and for

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‘Rising Voices’ Chronicles Effort to Save Lakota Language

Florentine Films/Hott Productions, in association with The Language Conservancy, presents a new documentary project: Rising Voices/Hótȟaŋiŋpi. Five years in the making, this multi-platform project tells the story of Lakota Language Revitalization. Sourced through from: HT Colorlines

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A Native rapper brings his people’s past to the present [VIDEO]

Curator: Morgan Shoaff   I had a chance to speak with him about his song “Warpath,” and he laid it all out: “This song is only the beginning but was made to reignite that warrior spirit in our Native men, from generations past,” he said. “I was born in 1982, around the same time hip-hop was becoming established as a

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White tears and aggressive Indians: Native activists on the Daily Show

White tears and aggressive Indians Native activists on the Daily Show

A couple weeks ago, a stellar, amazing group of my Native activist friends, colleagues, internet-friends, and people-I-wish-were-my-friends gathered in DC for a taping of the Daily Show (see photo … Source: See on – 500 Nations

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