ᎤᏕᏲᏅ (What They’ve Been Taught)
Filmed on the Qualla Boundary and Cherokee Nation, ᎤᏕᏲᏅ (What They’ve Been Taught) explores expressions of reciprocity in the Cherokee world, brought to life through a story told by an elder and first language speaker. ᎤᏕᏲᏅ circles the intersection of tradition, language, land and a commitment to maintaining balance. This film was created in collaboration with independent artists from both Cherokee Nation and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
Indigenous Short Film
- Concept/Story Brit Hensel, Keli Gonzales
- Cinematography Nick Buttram, Brit Hensel, Blake Brown
- Producer Taylor Hensel, Adam Mazo, Kavita Pillay, Tracy Rector
- Editing Sauli Pillay
- Sound Daniel Bachman