S04E07 | Alaska Native Narratives: Interview with Indigenous Filmmaker & Writer Kavelina Torres

Listen here. “Dead, drunk, or dancing”: Kavelina SnowGiggles Torres(Yup’ik/Iñupiaq/Athabascan) seeks to challenge the usual media representations of Indigenous peoples. PhDiva Xine Yao interviews Kavelina about her work as a writer and filmmaker selected for the Sundance NativeLab Fellowship. What can narrative do that documentaries can’t? Yugumalleq/Shades of Life (2014) is currently on exhibit at the Institute of American…