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Fellowships

Uplifting Indigenous peoples leading the way and shifting the narrative

Nia Tero offers multiple fellowships to support Indigenous peoples’ creative endeavors, community leadership, policy-making, and cultural continuity.

Nia Tero views fellowship opportunities as a pathway toward holistic networking and skill-building amongst Indigenous peoples in their specific fields. The overarching goal across all of our fellowship programs is to amplify and uplift Indigenous voices.

Creative Fellowships

Learn more about our Creative Fellowships and meet the fellows:

Nia Tero offers a suite of Creative Fellowship opportunities for Indigenous makers across disciplines to further their practice, be in community, build skills, and network - all with the goal of uplifting and amplifying Indigenous creatives. This includes all forms of storytelling, inclusive of filmmaking, journalism, advanced media production, and art.

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Leadership Fellowship

Strengthening emergent leaders

The Leadership Fellows Program was established in 2018 to strengthen emergent leaders from Indigenous territories where Nia Tero partners with Indigenous organizations. The program was designed and modeled specifically after Indigenous teaching methods and concepts of leadership.

Related stories from Fellowships

Delve into highlights and stories from our Fellowships.

All Fellowship Stories

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Nia Tero's Leadership Fellows Program

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4th World Media Lab Fellow - Alex Sallee

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Storytelling Fellow - Kiliii Yuyan

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