Canceled: Shorts: Revitalization
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Canceled: Shorts: Revitalization

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Three powerful short films by Indigenous filmmakers portray personal stories of healing through cultural revitalization.

A conversation follows with Jessika Greendeer (Ho-Chunk Nation), Seed Keeper and Seed Regeneration Manager at Dream of Wild Health; Chef Allen Mickey (Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate), the Sioux Chef Group and Indigenous Food Lab; and others.

Isabelle’s Garden
Directed by Jeffrey Palmer (Kiowa)
This uplifting film tells the story of a community coming together, led by a young Choctaw girl and her garden. 2015, 9 min.

Boxers of Brule
Directed by Jessie Adler and Tracy Rector (Choctaw/Seminole)
A 23-year-old Lakota woman forms a boxing team for young girls to battle depression and addiction, in honor of her best friend who was lost to suicide. Building their strength together, the preteen girls of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of South Dakota find power in sisterhood. 2019, 39 min.

Fast Horse
Directed by Alexandra Lazarowich (Cree)
An intimate look at riders of the Indian Relay, North America’s original extreme sport of bareback horse racing. 2018, 14 min.