Author: Ian Skorodin

Doane Tulugaq Avery

Doane Tulugaq Avery is currently co-writing an unannounced queer western horror film for Blumhouse Productions and most recently co-wrote the forthcoming film MOTHERTRUCKER with Joey Soloway and Taylor Blackburn. Doane is one of three participants selected for the Native American Media Alliance’s 2021 Showrunner Program and one of four participants in the 2021 Sundance Native… Read more »

Amanda WouldGo

Amanda WouldGo (Secwepemc and Wampanoag), wears her passion for storytelling not just in her heart, but also on her skin – with the Secwepemc word for story, “slexéy̓em”, etched as a tattoo on her wrist. Drawing inspiration from the intricate stop-motion worlds crafted by Laika, Jim Henson’s magical blend of reality and fantasy, and Marcel… Read more »

Alex Vallo

Alex is a skilled graphic designer and animator hailing from the Pueblo of Acoma, New Mexico. Currently, he holds the position of Media Specialist at the Pueblo of Santa Ana, where he utilizes his creative talents to design captivating visuals for community events and initiatives. With a degree in Graphic Design from Fort Lewis College,… Read more »

Luis Angel Rossy

Luis Angel Rossy also known as Machete Sound was born in Victorville, a city in the High Desert of Southern California in the fall of 1988. His parents welcomed him into a family with two older sisters. Named after his father, a United States Marine who was born in Puerto Rico and raised in New… Read more »

Moki Bear Eagle

Moki Bear Eagle is an Oglala Lakota storyteller from Wounded Knee, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota.  For Moki, the spark of storytelling began with his father’s love for sharing traditional Lakota stories. Moki’s childhood was filled of cherished memories with his siblings creating their own fantasy worlds and producing simple animations. This was important for… Read more »

Michael Begay

Michael R.L.Begay is Navajo and Santo Domingo Pueblo from the SouthSide of Chicago, IL. He is a graduate from Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute, Haskell Indian Nations University, where he earned a degree in Media Communications and INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE ALUMNI from The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Education & Cultural Affairs Administered by World Learning… Read more »


DezBaa’ is a SAG actor, television writer, and an indie film producer. She is a citizen of the Diné Nation, born in and is based out of Santa Fe, New Mexico. DezBaa’ is born for the Nooda’í Dine’e (Ute clan), and was raised in Española, NM. She is of Basque, Spanish, and Mexican descent. DezBaa’… Read more »

Amanda Erickson

Amanda Erickson (Director/Executive Producer) is born for the San Carlos Apache of the White Water Clan on her father’s side. But, growing up outside of her community, she often wondered about her Indigenous roots. Her journey of reconnection to culture and community would take 38 years and be the catalyst for her first feature documentary,… Read more »

Brandi Morin

Brandi is an award-winning Cree/Iroquois/French freelance journalist/producer/documentary filmmaker from Treaty 6 territory in Alberta. She is passionate about showcasing stories of injustice, human rights, environment, culture, tradition and strength from an Indigenous viewpoint. Brandi is a well-known journalist and storyteller. For over 12 years, Brandi has been sharing stories which have influenced reconciliation in Canada’s… Read more »

Priscilla Naunġaġiaq Hensley

Priscilla Naunġaġiaq Hensley is a filmmaker, writer and artist focused on sharing and creating dynamic, connected work. By leaning into illuminating elements of culture, community and individual lives, her aim is to engage and entertain, making space for understanding. With family roots in Qikiktaġruk (Kotzebue) and Anchorage, AK, she carries Iñupiat and Settler heritage, reflecting… Read more »