“Rise” Music Video by Samuel Johns


Posted By Corinne Oestreich July 4th, 2018 Blog



June 29th was the official debut of Samuel John's music video for his popular song Rise. Check it out below, and blast it from your car!

Message from AK Rebel:

This video couldn't of happened without the help of the community coming together. I want to thank Aaron Tolen & UAA for allowing us to shoot some scenes at the Camai room. I want to thank Miss WEIO Piiyuuk (Olivia Shields) for bringing her family and friends to drum and sing for us. Big thank you to Casey Furgeson for your amazing acting skills, this couldn't of happened without you. Last but not least thank you to my daughter Aaliyah, my Inupiaq sister Ayyu, my little bro Byron Nicholai, my big bro Junya Gisa & my brother Bryan Leiser of Shoe String Studios for helping me create this video. None of this could of been done without you all.

About Corinne Oestreich

Corinne Oestreich (Mohawk/Lakota) has been a writer with powwows.com since 2014. She lives in the state of CA, and enjoys attending and photographing many of the Northern CA powwows and events. She owns her own photography business and is also a Fellow with Changemaker Initiative in partnership with Ashoka.

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One thought on ““Rise” Music Video by Samuel Johns

  1. I am not native but my heart sings for you. You will never pass on and will be in the hearts of many many thousands who relate to you and yours.

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