An award-winning documentary, PROMISED LAND, a social justice film on the Duwamish and Chinook tribes, their fight for restoration, and what the federal recognition process says about indigenous sovereignty today.
Tyee Ray Gardner
Ray Gardner, Chairman of the Chinook Nation, walked on January 2015.
Shooting the Chinook Nation's Winter Gathering at the Cathlapotle Plankhouse.
Filming Ken Workman, 4th generation great-grandson of Chief Seattle and a member of the Duwamish Tribal Council. Apart from telling us about the history of the tribe and their relationship to the land, Ken has great stories about his motocross racing days!
The Duwamish Tribe's Raven Canoe in West Seattle.
The last natural bend in the old Duwamish River, and Foster Island, once part of a great mud flat in the river that where the Duwamish tribe would forage. Next to it is the construction that dominates the river today.
Co-writer and co-director, Vasant Samudre, filming on the Duwamish River.