The videos featured on this page were written, directed and edited by youth participants in the Native Youth to College Program as part of their creative self expression experience at Pitzer.
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Fabian’s Story (2012): A short interview with Fabian about Native Youth to College Program and the handmade drum workshop.
Tradition Collision: The two worlds of Native American youth clash in this video depicting love and respect of traditional culture with love of contemporary popular music and dance culture that pervades the life of every teen and documents the incorporation of pop image icons into modern day dance regalia.
Express Yourself (2010) – Four young men tell you something about themselves in this humorous rap video. Produced in the Native Youth to College Program 2010.
Making History (2009) by Monica Dixon and Monica Sedillo. Video written and produced by Native American Youth in the Native Youth to College Program in Summer of 2009.
Culture: Past, Present, and Future (2009). Video written and produced by Native American Youth in the Native Youth to College Program in Summer of 2009. Directed by Steven Anthony Gonzalez. Edited by Steven Anthony Gonzalez, Vanessa Vance and Jaqueline Legazcue. Project Adviser: Gina Lamb. Appearing: Annette Abilez, Desiree Munoz,Vanessa Vance and Steven Anthony.
“In Whose Honor? American Indian Mascots in Sports” A moving reflection about this documentary by Amber Grubb (2011).
“Papa’s Stories” by Skyla. Inspired by the film “Older Than America” Skyla tells us some of the stories her grandfather has told her including his forced experience at the Sherman Indian Boarding School.
Jana Chang’s reflections on two films “Older Than America” and “In Whose Honor?” and how she is inspired to fight for respectful portrayals of her own Native Hawaiian people.
Kapele’s “Discussion Piece” inspired by a conversation with Pipeline guest lecturer Deron Marquez, Former San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Tribal Chair
“I’m Still Not Sure” by Monica Dixon