Friday, November 30, 2012
Shanoa Pinkham has been a part of Longhouse Media for the past five years and has participated in their SuperFly Filmmaking Experience twice. Pinkham, a Communications and Native Studies student at the University of Washington, was named 2011-2012 Miss Yakama Nation and Miss Indian Nations where she focuses on advocating for filmmaking and education in her community and for Native people across the United States. Her first film was a documentary on House Bill 1945 on Indian Education in Washington State. She is a program coordinator, filmmaker and mentor for the Yakama Nation Cultural Multimedia Youth Workshop and continues to serve as a college mentor for the Seattle Clearsky Native Youth Council.
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@JamilSmith The distorted #media depiction of African American men & boys has real life consequences, again. #mediadiversity #Tremaine