The sold out premiere of Defending the Fire celebrated current an future Warriors, with many Warriors in attendance. Thank you to the many supporters of this project, including San Manuel Tribe of Mission Indians; The Fort Sill Apache; and Pueblo of Pojoaque.
Phillip Myers, a young Warrior, student, and his mother, Jhane Myers, Comanche/Blackfeet, contemporary artist, film Producer, and Board of Directors member for Silver Bullet Productions. Each invested in living their culture, securing their traditions.
A Native American/Taiwanese singer songwriter, Raye shares her music with people throughout America. Her latest, “In the River: A Protest Song”, was dedicated to the Standing Rock Sioux. Listen. You can hear why we are touched by her music and honored to include her musical message in Defending the Fire.
Tribal advisors are essential to every Silver Bullet Productions’ documentary. Members of the Fort Sill Apache, Navajo/Santo Domingo, Navajo, Comanche, Santa Clara, Mescalera Apache, Cochiti tribes met with the SBP Production team to review the rough cut of Defending the Fire. Their tasks: accuracy and respect, and unified goal of quality story telling.
Kooper Curley, Dine’, part of our documentary Defending the Fire, reminds us what is worth fighting for—what Warriors through time have sought: land, water, culture, and spirit. Thank you for standing strong at Standing Rock.
Vietnam War Veteran, advocate for American Indian Movement at Wounded Knee, and one who stands with Standing Rock…a true Warrior. Thank you, Wes Studi, Cherokee actor and cultural guardian, for participating in Silver Bullet Productions’ documentary on the Warrior through time.