My friend Jacob Shiohira and I took a class about entrepreneurship called “Innovation Process.” The semester-long project was to go through all the steps of making a startup. That sparked the entrepreneurship bug inside me. Jake and I had been talking about launching a startup off and on, bouncing ideas off each other.

One of my friends who had worked in Delaware for a few months told me about Insomnia Cookies that delivers warm cookies until 3 a.m. I told Jake about it, thinking “Oh, that’d be kind of cool, but I don’t know how to make cookies, and I...


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The same year our nation celebrated its bicentennial and President Ford proclaimed a week in October as "Native American Awareness Week," 

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Q. Why is it important to have films created, written, and produced by Natives in today’s media?

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