In this holiday season, the importance of storytelling grows as Native youth seek answers about walking in two worlds--honoring the past and finding their way in today's modern society. 

It's the time of year for food, family and fun. Celebrate the season with Vision Maker Media's DVDs that entertain and educate. The Seasoned with Spirit Series can spice up the season by including delicious cuisine from different regions of the U.S.--Gulf Coast, Desert Southwest, Great Plains, Pacific Coast and Great Lakes.

Check out our special pricing on select films that provide insight into traditional Native cooking, lessons on spectacular bead work, music that celebrates Native culture and a message of cultural tolerance. Order by Dec. 17 to receive in time for Christmas via USPS
Add Spice to Your Holiday
Seasoned with Spirit Series
All 5 Episodes on DVD - $75.00
Native American Chef Loretta Barrett Oden (Citizen Potawatomi Nation), a renowned Native American chef, food historian and lecturer, hosts the Emmy award-winning PBS cooking, travel and Native American culture series.

Viewers are treated to a culinary celebration of America's bounty, combining Native American history and culture with delicious, healthy recipes inspired by indigenous foods. Much more than simply a cooking series, each 27-minute episode is a visually stunning, cultural adventure across the American landscape where viewers meet Native American peoples, see their breathtaking environs, learn their history and traditions, and, best of all, taste their cuisine. 
All 5 Episodes on DVD - $75.00 Buy Now

Episode 1: Gulf Coast Originals - 27 minutes
Over 6,000 years before the Acadian French (today's Cajuns) arrived in Louisiana, there were Native peoples living and fishing in Louisiana's bayou country. DVD - $19.95  Buy Now
Episode 2: Cuisine of the Desert Southwest - 27 minutes
When thinking of the cuisine of the Southwest, most people think of Mexican food. But Native foods in their traditional form are an exciting way of expressing this beautiful and rugged region of the country. During a visit with the Tohono O'odham Tribe of Arizona, Loretta joins the tribe for their annual three-day harvest of Saguaro Cactus fruit. DVD - $19.95 Buy Now
Episode 3: Return of the Buffalo - 27 minutes
There is a movement among Tribes to bring the buffalo back to the Great Plains in order to promote cultural enhancement, spiritual revitalization, ecological restoration and economic development. Loretta travels to the buffalo range of Fred Dubray on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in South Dakota to learn more. DVD - $19.95 Buy Now
Episode 4: Bounty of the River's Edge - 27 minutes
The people of the Yurok Tribe live off the bounty of the Pacific Coast on the banks of California's Klamath River, harvesting salmon, shellfish, seaweed and edible wild greens along with acorns which are ground and cooked in tightly woven handmade baskets. DVD - $19.95 Buy Now
Episode 5: Food Upon the Water - 27 minutes
Wild rice, or manoomin, is still harvested the traditional way by the Anishanabe, or Ojibwe people of the Great Lakes Region. Ricers and their families take canoes in the rice fields and hand harvest the rice. 
DVD - $19.95 Buy Now
Enjoy These Winning Music Titles

Walela: Live in Concert Combo - $24.95 (Limited Quantity)
DVD - 114 minutes - plus - CD - 60 minutes  Buy Now
 
Winner of the Seventh Annual Native American Music Award (NAMMY) for Best Short or Long-Form Video, Walela: Live in Concert is a musical journey of the spirit. Includes pop-singer Rita Coolidge, her sister Priscilla Coolidge, and Priscilla's daughter Laura Satterfield. Blends gospel, folk and pop influences into the traditional songs of their Cherokee heritage for a contemporary take on Native American music.

Songs Include:
The Gathering of Eagles
Cherokee River
Cherokee Rose
Wash Your Spirit Clean
I Have No Indian Name
When It Comes
Muddy Road
When Love Was All We Knew
Cherokee Morning Song
Wounded Knee
Tell Them They Lied
God Save Us From Ourselves

Walela: Live in Concert DVD - $12.50 (Limited Quantity)
DVD - 114 minutes Buy Now

Walela: Live in Concert CD - $12.50 (Limited Quantity)
CD - 60 minutes CD - 60 minutes Buy Now

Don't miss our extended special on three Christmas titles

Christmas in the Clouds - $5.00 (Only a few left)
 
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSOR
Vision Maker Media Receives Major Funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)

Copyright 2015. All Rights Reserved.