RECLAIMING Their VOICE
The Native American Vote in New Mexico & Beyond


"... both heartbreaking and eye opening.
A 'must see' to understand how fragile our democracy is and
how important it is that we stay awake and be informed."
NANCY STAPP - KVOT Taos, NM
Winner - Women in Radio/Television Award

QUOTES from audience feedback screenings
ALBUQUERQUE, TAOS, SANTA FE
& LAS VEGAS, NM




About the WAY
the FILM was CREATED

“The historical information was well presented and essential
to understanding the current issues."


 “The narrator didn’t have to say much…
the people told the story in their own words!”


“Loved the beautiful pots as touch points…”

“Everything was so local, so pertinent.”

“I really liked the use of the Eagle to show
strength, wisdom, and leadership.”


“The whole film was beautifully done and integrated…
the art, the music, the Eagle dancers.”


“ ….a finely executed documentary of hope in action.”

“Just the right balance of spiritual and
secular aspects of the issues.”


“It was a moving work of art.”

About the MESSAGE and
the CONTENT

"This video was truthful."

"Very informative film! Especially for the younger generations
who need to be made aware of this information."


"Thank you for making this film, giving Native Americans a voice
to express our issues on voting…"


"Even as an active voter,
I found the political aspect of this film eye opening."


"The trials and tribulations of the Laguna Pueblo were very moving."

"…showed the importance of being responsibly informed
relative to voting issues."


"…evidence of restricted voter access is tragic."

“Moving, factual & revealing.”

“This video was truthful.”

ABOUT the SPIRIT

of the PRESENTATION

"Watching communities pull together
to work for an important goal is truly inspiring."


"Loved seeing so many people’s willingness
to challenge the system."


"Showing young people performing civic activities
demonstrates the power of cohesion."


"I saw how a new generation will be more impowered."

"The fact that there were so many discrepancies
encourages me to want to help in my community."


"I appreciated seeing the faces of
tribal people being empowered."


"As an Anglo,
this film allowed me to feel outraged!!!"


"I am not of a Pueblo tribe, but of the Navajo tribe,
and we have similar issues as well."


"The issues in this wonderful film goes far beyond Native Americans...
but also Hispanics and black people and women
all learning to reclaim their power..."


ADJECTIVES woven throughout

the FEEDBACK

"Captivating…even-handed….inspiring….
awesome….simply wonderful
."