OYATE

Documentary | 2022

In the wake of the Dakota Access Pipeline Protests, Indigenous People across the nation are using their newfound platform to shed light on the wide array of injustices committed against them for centuries so they can begin the process of decolonization.

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Directors: Brandon Jackson & Emil Benjamin

Producers: Brandon Jackson, Emil Benjamin, Sandra Evers-Manly, Jen Martel

Cinematographer/Editor: Emil Benjamin

Featuring: Chase Iron Eyes, Phyllis Young, Deb Haaland, Tokata Iron Eyes, Stuart James, Ruth Buffalo, Tamara St. John,  Sally Jewell

Official Selection

19th Annual Big Sky Documentary Film Festival - In Competition

DOCNYC's "Only In New York" Development Program