Kin Theory: Indigenous Media Connections Across Pasifika and Beyond
November 19, 2021
Date & Time: Friday, November 19, 2021 at 3 PM MST
This event is FREE to attend and will be presented LIVE via the HIFF Facebook Page and the HIFF Youtube Channel.
In this virtual panel, enjoy stories from Indigenous creatives from Pasifika and beyond about how they center their cultural upbringing to create community-specific and place-based media, as well as the movement to grow, strengthen, and support new and existing media connections across the global Indigenous community.
Panelists will include multi-disciplinary artist and researcher Dakota Alcantara-Camacho (Matao / Chamorro / Ilokano), filmmaker and poet Chad Charlie (Ahousaht First Nation / Black), filmmaker Erin Lau (Kanaka Maoli), speaker and coach Alyssa London (Tlingit), and journalist Thomas Mangloña II (Chamorro). Moderated by Tracy Rector (Choctaw/Jewish/Black), Managing Director, Storytelling, Nia Tero. This panel is part of a series of events produced by Nia Tero, a global non-profit supporting indigenous land sovereignty, and the forthcoming Kin Theory Indigenous media makers database.