A TEMPLATE FOR YOUR FIRST EVER NATIVE AMERICAN “LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT”
Do I directly benefit from the enslavement and genocide of the original people of this land? Absolutely.
MIGIZI PENSONEAU (Ponca/Ojibwe) has worked for major and independent production companies as a writer and a producer for film and television. Migizi has also written several pieces on the interaction of Native Americans and popular culture. He received his MFA in Screenwriting at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, NM. Migizi is a co-founder of the popular comic group the 1491s, with whom he recently co-wrote the acclaimed play, “Between Two Knees.” Migizi most recently finished writing on Barkskins, Two Sentence Horror Stories, and Reservation Dogs, an upcoming comedy on FX.
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