Indigenous Action Media’s project coordinator Klee Benally has more than 20 years experience facilitating workshops and doing public presentations both nationally and internationally. He has presented in Indigenous communities, at media conferences, Tribal conferences, Anarchist bookfairs, and at universities throughout the country, including the keynote at Prescott College’s undergrad conference and a panel at the national American Studies Association conference.
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PROTECTING THE PEAKS
DESCRIPTION: Presentation and slideshow on the current and historic struggle to protect the Holy San Francisco Peaks.
This comprehensive presentation covers topics such as; Sacred Sites protection, environmental concerns, water issues, prayerful & direct action and much more.
THE SNOWBOWL EFFECT FILM SCREENING & DISCUSSION
DESCRIPTION: Film-screening & discussion on the struggle to protect the Holy San Francisco Peaks.
1 hour 30 min – 2 hours
MEDIA JUSTICE FOR INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES – WORKSHOP & PRESENTATION
DESCRIPTION: What is Media Justice and what relevance does it have for Indigenous communities? How can we maintain cultural integrity within independent and corporate media frameworks?
This workshop is designed for Indigenous grassroots groups and/or individuals that want to: address media bias, get better coverage for their issues, understand how to develop a basic media strategy and be better spokespeople. Contact us for more info.
1 – 2 hours
STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS PLANNING
DESCRIPTION: This intensive planning session is for grassroots organizations or individuals who desire to become more effective in developing and implementing media strategies for social or environmental justice campaigns. Topics covered are: coordinating effective media events, writing better news releases, action support, online media activism, knowing your rights and more. Contact us for more info.
4 hours +
MEDIA STRATEGY CONSULTATION
DESCRIPTION: If you need support with an issue/campaign, we may be able to assist you. Contact us for more information.
STRATEGIC PLANNING TO LIVE THE LIVES WE DESIRE
DESCRIPTION: In a world that appears increasingly apocalyptic it can be incredibly challenging to envision any other way of living. With strategic planning and a firm commitment of the heart, we can effectively reach our goals and live the lives we desire.
1 hour and 30 min
OUTTA YOUR BACKPACK MEDIA YOUTH FILMMAKING WORKSHOP
DESCRIPTION: This workshop comprises youth coming together with experienced Native media makers to gain skills to produce their own short video, documentary, animation or digital story. During the two to four-day workshop, participants learn the basics of video production, camera operating and video editing to create a 3 to 5 minute video. Click here for more info.
If you would like to volunteer to mentor or work with IAM please contact us.