Posts under: Native Profiles

Meet the 2018 Recipient of the Merata Mita Fellowship for Indigenous Artists

PARK CITY, Utah — Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers (Blackfoot/Sámi) from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada is the 2018 recipient of the Sundance Institute Merata Mita Fellowship—an annual fellowship named in honor of the late Māori filmmaker Merata Mita (1942-2010). The announcement was delivered today at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. For the third...

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Indigenous Boy Cuts Hair After Bullying

This indigenous boy cuts his hair due to bullying — but now he's trying to help other kids open up! From CBC: A young First Nations boy from Cold Lake, Alta., cut his long hair Saturday after enduring what his family called years of bullying in school. Mylon McArthur, 8, told...

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