Congrats! Standing Rock Doc Wins Golden Space Needle Award


Posted By Toyacoyah Brown June 22nd, 2017 Blog


Big congratulations go out to Native filmmaker Kyle Bell! His short documentary, “Defend The Sacred”, set out to capture the spirit of Indigenous people at Standing Rock. The film must have also captured the hearts of audiences members and judges at the Seattle International Film Festival as it won the SIFF 2017 Golden Space Needle Award for best Best Short Film.

Watch the documentary in its entirety below!



Defend The Sacred: Documentary from Kyle Bell on Vimeo.



About Toyacoyah Brown

Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.

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