“This is the way we create now — we come together and use art as ceremony.”
It is the first opera to include lyrics in the Dakota language.
It is a legacy that goes back decades, to when community radio stations were revolutionizing access to information, and personal film cameras created new avenues of expression.
Cinema has always called me, but it took many years for me to listen. My grandpa had a Polaroid and
“Over three million women have served in our post-9/11 wars, and I felt there was ample room to contribute a story about a female warrior.”
“If you don’t like something, work to change it.”
“What women like about it is that it’s not explicit. It’s more powerful because it’s symbolic rather than explicit.”