Nya’waap Illyuw Uuchyuwp—Our Way of Knowing Featured at Red Nation International Film Festival
November 11, 2023
About the Festival: Red Nation International Film Festival is a multi-platform film, art, and social impact organization dedicated to empowering Natives In Charge of Their Narrative. The organization is led by Native Women and driven by mission.
Nya’waap Illyuw Uuchyuwp—Our Way of Knowing, a twenty-minute film that shares the origin story of the Barona Band of the Kumeyaay, premiered this year at Red National International Film Festival in Beverly Hills, CA.
About the Film: Nya’waap Illyuw Uuchyuwp—Our Way of Knowing interweaves live action and original animation with songs and storytelling by Kumeyaay elders. Led by Barona Band of Mission Indians and produced in collaboration with Winikur Productions and Split Rock Studios, this film experience helps preserve vital cultural knowledge.