Indigenous Storytellers & Digital Natives

Breakdances With Wolves is taking millennia-old traditions of oral storytelling and marrying them to modern means, creating a platform to create the next generation of Digital Natives. From podcasting, to recording & archiving oral histories, to documentary films and other projects, the focus is amplifying Native voices and creating new opportunities for marginalized communities on wholly independent platforms. Production & distribution have never been cheaper and informational know-how more accessible, so groups who couldn’t traditionally be heard, can now establish resilient global networks which are entirely self-reliant. BDWW’s proof of concept show has spawned an ecosystem of digital media efforts that provide a roadmap for others who want to build independent media agencies.

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Keith Ancker

The Soundcasting Network

Minty LongEarth

Breakdances With Wolves

Wesley Roach

Breakdances With Wolves

Gyasi Ross

Breakdances With Wolves

Details

Primary Entry:
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Format:

Podcast

Type:

Session

Track:

Connection & Culture

Level:

Advanced