November 19, 2021
Kin Theory: Indigenous Media Connections Across Pasifika And Beyond
Event Time: 12 PM, PST
Hosted By: Hawai'i International Film Festival & Nia Tero
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.