Digital Stories

Native American Youth Film Festival

A sub-component of the Indigistory project was the Native American Youth Film Institute (NAYFI)—an annual film camp for Native American middle and high school students, hosted at Michigan State University, serving over 60 Native youth.  

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Rock Your Mocks Native Film Festival

Indigistory partnered with the Michigan History Center for an annual event, Indigistory Film Festival: Rock Your Mocs. This collaborative effort to explore Native perspectives through the medium of film was planned in partnership with American Indian Health & Family Services, Native American Institute, MSU College of Arts and Letters, Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College, Wyandot of Anderdon Nation, and the Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan. Hosted at the State of Michigan Library on November 14, 2017 and again at the American Indian Health and Family Services of Southeast Michigan in Detroit on December 10, 2017.  

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Saginaw-Chippewa Tribal College Digital Storytelling Course

Students worked together and with Inidigistory volunteers to produce short films, and completed the semester with a community presentation of the digital stories.

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