Give to Lincoln Day, May 28: A Special Day to Make Special Things Happen in Lincoln

You can support Vision Maker Media and the work that we do here in Lincoln, Neb. Watch this video to learn more about us and please consider making a Give to Lincoln Day donation to help us continue to be at the forefront of sharing Native stories through education and community involvement. 

StoryCorps' Visit to Vision Maker Media & 
Nebraska Educational Telecommunications' Studios
StoryCorps visited Vision Maker Media and Nebraska Educational Telecommunications in Lincoln, Nebraska, on Friday, May 8, 2015. In partnership with Vision Maker Media, StoryCorps recorded interviews with Native Americans so that they may share their stories. These newly recorded stories are not available just, but will be soon, so stay tuned!

Photo Album Moment: Spring Board Meeting

Such a good-looking group! Vision Maker Media staff and Board of Directors met for their Spring meeting in Lincoln, Neb., May 15-16. Lots of exciting stuff is happening and more to come! 

New Film Release: Crying Earth Rise Up 
"Water is our first home.
    Water is our first medicine. 
  Without water, there is no life."
      -- Debra White Plume (Oglala Lakota), Activist

A Lakota mother studying geology seeks the source of the water contamination that may have caused her daughter's critical health problems. Meanwhile, a Lakota grandmother fights the regional expansion of uranium mining. Crying Earth Rise Up exposes the cost of uranium mining and its impact on Great Plains drinking water.

2015 National Native Media Conference, July 9-12
The 2015 National Native Media Conference will be July 9-12 in Washington, D.C., at the Hyatt Regency-Crystal City. Join the Native American Journalists Association and Native Public Media, along with more than 300 members, exhibitors, sponsors, and partners for the annual Native media event. 

Join fellow journalists, students, and communications pros improving their reach, social media presence, impact, and newsrooms during the conference--the place to learn best practices and discuss critical issues to covering Indian Country. 

Vision Maker Media Receives Major Funding from the
Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)

 

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