American Studies Colloquium: "Indigenous Futures: Native Filmmaking and Sovereignty"


Location: 1024 Flanner

Justin de Leon, Ph.D., a Visiting Research Fellow at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, focuses his research on creative acts of Indigenous resurgence, security, and sovereignty. He will be discussing the role of Native American and Indigenous studies in a justice-oriented curriculum, his forthcoming book manuscript on Indigenous approaches to filmmaking and storytelling, as well as his upcoming video documentary on National Parks and Native communities.