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Here’s What People Are Saying About Red Nation Film Festival

The California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) was humbled and proud to receive the ‘Tribute Award’ from the 7th Annual Red Nation Film Festival November 9, 2010 in recognition of the importance of protecting Native American cultural resources. Following the announcement, the NAHC received compliments from Kumeyaay, Paiute and Pomo tribes and a special thank you from Preston J. Arrow-weed, Quechan/Fort Yuma Elder and actor.

Dave Singleton
California Native American Heritage Commission

Chaske Spencer of NEW MOON winner of Best Actor at the 6th Annual Red Nation Film Festival in November for his pop-culture role in “The Twilight Saga New Moon”

“I was so happy to hear about the BEST ACTOR award.  It means a lot to be recognized by the RED NATION FILM FESTIVAL for my work and I am excited to know that it had an impact on people.” states Chaske Spencer, plays the role of Sam in The Twilight Saga New Moon.

Chaske Spencer – Actor

I won Best Actor in a Supporting Role last night. A big thank you to the Red Nation Film Festival, Joanelle and all the other winners for some incredible films. I am blessed.

Gil Birmingham – Actor

Joanelle – the combination of your integrity and the warmth felt at the closing ceremony will surely sustain and endure for years to come.

Aitken Pearson – Director/CANGLESKA WAKAN
The Sacred Hoop

Thank you for a deeply felt experience of the sharing of your culture and other cultures at the Red Nation Film Awards last night. It was a historical night. I am so honored for the Native Hawaiian people that “Hawaii A Voice For Sovereignty” was awarded Best Environmental Film. Mahalo.

Catherine Bauknight – Director/”Hawaii A Voice For Sovereignty”

Thank you Joanelle-What a beautiful and heart filled night!

Sandy Fox – Film Producer

Congratulations! You worked hard and deserve the best.

Patricia Foulkrod – Film Director/Producer/Ted Turners TNT- The Native Americans



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