Injunuity

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Injunuity is a collage of reflections on the Native American world, our shared past, our turbulent present, and our undiscovered future. From Columbus to the western expansion to tribal casinos, we are taught that the Native way, while at times glorious, is something of the past, something that needed to be replaced by a manifest destiny from across the ocean. But in a world increasingly short of real answers, it is time we looked to Native wisdom for guidance. It is time for some Injunuity.

The 1491s are a comedic group that travels the nation telling Native stories and bringing various social issues to light. They describe themselves as a “gaggle of Indians chock full of cynicism and splashed with a good dose of indigenous satire.” The 1491s got their start when the father of Dallas Goldtooth married the mother of Migizi Pensoneau. Growing up, the two boys made videos for fun. Eventually, the three other members asked to join in.

As an emerging leader in the California Native American community, Manny Lieras has many talents and wears many hats.

Adrian Baker has worked in animation (web/TV) for over ten years.

Injunuity, the new documentary by Adrian Baker (Hopi), captures Native American stories and perspectives in a unique way--animation and real audio.

“We’re using a mix of animation, music and real audio to explore American life from a contemporary Native American perspective,” said Baker, the executive producer of Injunuity.

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When I got the invitation to go to Santa Fe from Vision Maker Media to attend the Media For Change Workshop, I thought, “Oh yeah, Santa Fe during Indian Market? Never done that. I’m in.” So along with my girlfriend, Joyce, we arrived that Thursday...

Ohlone Anthony Sul discusses the power of the almighty dollar, how it influences our lives in almost every way, and how concepts like money, consumerism and p

Two Spirit: A person of First Nations or Native American descent possessing both a male and female spirit.

Three super heroines (the Three Sisters) share their thoughts on the environment and the concept of environmentalism as they protect Turtle Island from an Evil Spirit.

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