tag: tv

Jana Schmieding
Join Jana Schmieding (Mniconjou and Sicangu Lakota) for a conversation about her life and career in entertainment.
Avatar The Way of Water
The creators of the new Avatar sequel continue what they see as a science fiction account of colonialism and Indigenous resistance. But it’s getting plenty of push-back from Native audiences.
Kendra Potter - Daughter of a Lost Bird
2022 was a strong year for feature films, documentaries and shorts produced by Native filmmakers, as well as those that relied on Native talent or focused on Native issues.
Sacheen Littlefeather / Marie Louise Cruz
“Pretendianism” – the act of falsely claiming American Indian heritage – does real harm.
Elizabeth Hoover
A scholar who has made a name for herself in Native food sovereignty has vowed to stop claiming to be of “Mohawk/Mi’kmaq descent” despite doing so for decades.
A new Netflix show for preschoolers features all Native writers, including showrunner and creator Karissa Valencia.
Joely Proudfit
A prominent tribe with powerful connections has taken the unusual step of denouncing an educator and scholar who has long identified herself as a descendant of the community.
The Pretendians
A new documentary tackles a topic that continues to generate controversy. Why are so many people claiming to be Indian?
Valerie Segrest in 'Chefs vs. Wild'
Friday on Native America Calling, our resident foodie Andi Murphy cooks up another helping of the Native culinary world on our regular feature “The Menu.”
Dakota Beavers
A star of the hit film Prey wants to find out the “truth” about his supposed tribal ancestry. But Hollywood studios don’t share the same commitment.
Nick Tilsen - United Shades of America
Most people did not use logic or reason to arrive at their ideas.
Tim Giago
Tim Giago wore many hats in his long, eventful life. He was a son, a brother, an uncle, a grandfather, a sailor, a poet, a businessman, an entrepreneur, a talk show host, a journalist, an editor, an author, and a publisher.
Tim Giago
The founder of modern Indian journalism has passed on. Tim Giago was 88 years old.
Sean Sherman
Indian Country’s most celebrated chef is facing calls for greater accountability after hiring a domestic violence offender.
Pueblo of Taos at White House
Native America Calling looks at some of the highs and lows of the ‘70s through a Native lens.
Haudenosaunee Nationals
The Haudenosaunee Nationals women’s team is on a winning streak at the World Lacrosse games.
Bad News Bears
There are a number of Native screen actors who stay of the limelight and manage to at least supplement their income by securing jobs as movie extras.
Rutherford Falls
It’s an exciting time for Native audiences to see Native stories and talent on screen.
Dark Winds
AMC’s new television series, Dark Winds, is a thriller set in the 1970s on the Navajo Nation.
NAFOA
NAFOA provides resources on every aspect needed for thriving tribal communities.
Alyssa London
Alyssa London, a citizen of the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes, is set to become a familiar face on NBC News and MSNBC.
Rutherford Falls - Season 2
Rutherford Falls, the groundbreaking television show featuring Native talent and Native writers, is back for a second season.
Native America Calling NAC
Native talent is largely absent from this year’s Oscars, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t some standout work on screens.
Cherokee Nation Film Office
Together, we are changing the narrative about Native peoples and culture.
Indigi-Genius
Indigi-Genius is a new public television series explores the contributions of Indigenous knowledge.
Cherokee Nation Film Office
The Cherokee Nation is launching a program to provide up to $1 million in incentives for productions filmed on the tribe’s reservation.
Corinne Perera
A social media figure who built a following by creating “Native” content is backing away from her tribal affiliation claims.
Sovereign Table
“Sovereign Table” explores the concepts, challenges and opportunities of the food sovereignty movement in Montana.
Reservation Dogs
The all-Native “Reservation Dogs” is up for a major television award after its debut season.
Wildcat Den
“It’s like the heart of the Navajo Nation here,” coach Francine McCurtain says of basketball on the largest reservation in the United States.
Owamni - By The Sioux Chef
Learn about The Sioux Chef Sean Sherman’s new restaurant and more in the debut of The Menu, a new food program on Native America Calling.
Cherokee Nation Film Office
Not very long ago, Native people were hard to find in the film industry.
Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association
Tribal casino revenues took a major hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to figures released by the National Indian Gaming Commission.
Vision Maker Media
Native America Calling will hear from filmmakers and representatives from Vision Maker Media about the projects and the power of Native documentary film.
Reservation Dogs
Reservation Dogs is a half-hour comedy that follows four Native teenagers in Oklahoma whose dream is to get to California.
Reservation Dogs
The breakthrough series, Reservation Dogs, is ready to drop its first two episodes on FX on Hulu August 9.
Native America Calling NAC
The fate of hundreds of millions of dollars in federal coronavirus relief money is now in the hands of the nation’s highest court. Learn more on the monthly Native news recap!
RUTHERFORD FALLS
A new comedy with Native talent and Native writers proves border towns can be funny.
juliannabrannum
Julianna Brannum, a filmmaker and citizen of the Comanche Nation, is our special guest on the Indianz.Com news show.
Native America Calling NAC
There’s been a continuing stream of prominent people who initially benefitted from their Indigenous identity but were forced to backtrack when those claims couldn’t be documented.