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Imagining the Indian: The Fight Against Native American Mascoting
World Premiere
Pittsburgh Connection

This work-in-progress examines the movement that is fighting to end the use of Native American names, logos, and mascots.

Available for viewing November 12-22 in the United States only.

Director:Aviva Kempner, Ben West
Length:21 minutes
Cinematographer:Michael Moser
Editor:Barbara Ballow
Cast:Sam Bardley, Amanda Blackhorse (Diné), Kevin Blackistone, Christine Brennan, Joey Clift (Cowlitz), Philip Deloria (Dakota), Eric Descheenie (Diné), Kevin Gover, Esq. (Pawnee), Councilmember David Grosso, Rep. Deb Haaland (Laguna Pueblo), Duke Harjo, Jr. (Cheyenne/Hodulgee Muscogee), Dr. Suzan Harjo (Cheyenne/Hodulgee Muscogee), Robert Holden (Choctaw/Chickasaw), Bronson Koenig (Ho-Chunk), Head-Roc, Marshall McKay (Yocha Dehe), E. Ethelbert Miller, Mary Kathryn Nagle (Cherokee), Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Dr. Joely Proudfit (Luiseño/Payomkowishum), Rep. Jamie Raskin, Prof. James Riding In (Pawnee), Deborah Simmons, DeLanna Studi (Cherokee), Dr. Amy West (Cheyenne), Ben West (Cheyenne), W. Richard West Jr. (Southern Cheyenne), Jesse Witten, Jay Winter Nightwolf (Echota Cherokee)
ProducersSam BardleyKevin BlackistoneAviva KempnerBen West
CinematographerMichael Moser
EditorBarbara Ballow

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