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Images will be on display from Thursday Aug 4th to Sunday, Aug 7th. Reception is on Saturday, Aug 6th from 3PM to 7PM - with live Art from Votan and Native American drumming. See you there! #TheseDays #RealNDNZ #BlackandWhitePhotography #LosAngeles #ClassicHollywood
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Photos of the handsome & dapper men portraying #ClassicHollywood actors from the 1950-60s. #RealNDNZRetakeHollywood #LosAngeles #NativeTalent
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Photos of our beautiful Native Ladies portraying #ClassicHollywood actors from the 1950-60s. #RealNDNZRetakeHollywood #LosAngeles #NativeTalent
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Then we went and added some color to our Classic Hollywood images

Humble and thankful that our work #RealNDNz is part of Lisa Charleyboy & Mary Beth Leatherdale's book #NotYourPrincess Voices of Native American Women! Get your copy from Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/NotYourPrincess-Voices-…/…/1554519578 #nativewomen #ShaynaJackson #DejaJones #nativeamericanheritagemonth #losangeles #dtla #photography #dejajones #shaynajackson #ndnzinthecity #Actress #audreyhepburn #avagardner #classichollywood #georgehurrell #hollywood

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#TBT - Recently helped a student in the UK understand about Natives in film & television (from a native prospective) and the work that we are doing in Los Angeles. This blog I wrote over a year ago, peaked his interest in the topic.

"For so long, the history of Indians in film has been seen with a one-dimensional lens, one that has created damaging and negative stereotypes still haunting us today. Native actors also have a long history of regularly being scrubbed out of rol...es and replaced with painted ‘red-face’ white actors, and in some cases are not even considered for roles because they don’t follow the fantasy attributes Hollywood has been so accustomed to – the dark skin and black long hair.

Knowing the long history of Natives in film and television and the social impact it creates is something I want to affect directly. I decided to focus on producing positive narrative portrayals of American Indians as real people engaged in real life." #RealNDNZ

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We all can make the collective consciousness to reimagine the way Indians are seen today and I do hope that our “participation” as Americans Indians will be part of the definition of &#…
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"We all can make the collective consciousness to reimagine the way Indians are seen today and I do hope that our participation as Americans Indians will be part of the definition of “inclusion” in the Academy of Motion Pictures – soon!" #RealNDNZRetakeHollywood #Native #Actors #Oscars #NativeRepresentation #NativeParticipation #Hollywood #RealNDNZ

We all can make the collective consciousness to reimagine the way Indians are seen today and I do hope that our “participation” as Americans Indians will be part of the definition of &#…
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Thank you for sharing our work - post from Black Girl Nerds. #RealNDNZRetakeHollywood #Hollywood #NativeTalent

Originally published on Just Add Color Hollywood’s still growing in its discussions about diversity in entertainment, and one area the industry is lacking is multifaceted, unique, and contemporary portrayals of Native Americans. Indigenous multimedia documentarian Pamela Peters is aiming to push t...
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Real NDNZ added 12 new photos from October 2016 to the album: BTS from AJ+ Interviews — in Los Angeles, California.
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Thank you #ColorWebMag.for sharing our story about breaking down "Indian Stereotypes" in Hollywood. #RealNDNZRetakeHollywood #RealNDNZ http://colorwebmag.com/…/real-ndnz-re-take-hollywood-chall…/

Pamela J. Peters' photography exhibit wants Hollywood to take a second look at how it portrays Native actors and Native images on film.
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This was posted last week! Thank you #KCET and #Artbound for the nice writeup. https://www.kcet.org/…/pamela-j-peters-navajo-filmmaker-tac…

Navajo photographer Pamela J. Peters re-imagines Hollywood silver screen heartthrobs as Native American, and examines how the film and TV industries have portrayed indigenous people in the past.
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Thank you AJ+ for sharing our work... Reimagining Classic Hollywood portraiture's with Native American Actors living in Los Angeles Today. #RealNDNZRetakeHollywood #NativeRepresentation

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Here's one way to fight back against Hollywood's typecasting of indigenous actors.

Check out the work of a few Native artist in So. Cal. Also spoke about #RealNDNZRetakeHollywood and love the few photos selected from the project - check out the photos of both Kholan and Shayna - they both look amazing! #ClassicHollywood #TonyCurtis #AudreyHepburn

Very honored to be included among great artist in Southern California.thank you #AB #Artbound #KCET and She Likes to Watch #LAStories #NativeRepresentation

Filmmaker Pamela J. Peters has a message from Indian Country that she wants to share with the rest of the world: Despite centuries of discrimination and oppression — including murder, rape, forced relocation and cultural assimilation — “We are still here.”

Four California artists — Gerald Clarke Jr., Mercedes Dorame, Votan Henriquez and Pamela J. Peters — confront issue of indigenous identity.
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This Thursday, Oct 6th at 3:00PM I will be speaking at the University of Riverside about the multimedia work I'm doing reflecting the perseverance of American Indian cultural identities today. I'll be sharing the history and stories of the photography and film-making I'm capturing of Real NDNZ that reflects the history of Native Americans from U.S. Indian Relocation to Hollywood films. Hope to see you on Thursday! #NativesInTheCity #LosAngelesHistory #ExiledNDNZ #RealNDNZ #Photography #Filmmaking #NativeRepresentation #LA #NDNZ

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This is pretty cool from Culture Strikes about our project #RealNDNZRetakeHollywood - thank you!
"Have you ever seen a real Indian? There is perhaps no stereotypical trope in American popular culture, and especially in Hollywood, where most of our shared cultural images come from, quite like Cowboys and Indians--from the days of Buffalo Bill vaudeville act to all the embarrassing permutations of kitschy warpaint and feathers reglia from every Western classic thereafter: natives have for centuries served as the ultimate Other--the backdrop of the noble savage or historical vestige against which American nationalism and identity is defined and sharpened. " #CultureStrike #LosAngeles #RealNDNZ #ClassicHollywood
http://www.culturestrike.org/maga…/showing-natives-new-light

This is amazing!!! Thank you Native Max Magazine Native Max Magazine for doing this! Check it out!!! #NativeNewMagazine #RealNDNZ #RealNDNZRetakeHollywood #LosAngeles #DTLA #TheseDays #ClassicHollywood #BlackandWhitePhotography

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A great reception - thank you to those who came by throughout the day... and thank you #Spiritlake for drumming and also to #Votan for the live art in #IndianAlley Here are a few photos from yesterday. Today is the last day to see the images, stop by if you can. #RealNDNZ #LosAngeles #RealNDNZRetakeHollywood #DTLA #HistoricalCoreDTLA