The project is in full swing! The first round of interviews was edited into a trailer, below. Here is the beginning, here is the heart of the project, here is where hope flourishes.
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Jacqueline Cleveland from Quinhagak, AK, on the Yukon-Kuskoqwim delta, speaks about finding art as a grounding force for surviving years away from her village, racism, and loneliness. Her path lead to majoring in film, and producing a gorgeous documentary about her native Yu’pik cultural dance. To view Jackie’s graduate thesis… Read On
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Tagged Alaska, art, art therapy, Bethel, film, homesickness, hope, Jacqueline Cleveland, loneliness, Maryann Sundown, native american dance, Quinhagak, racism, Scammon Bay, stereotypes, TV, West Coast, Y-K Delta, Yukon-Kuskoqwim Delta, Yupik