Amena talks with filmmaker, musician, photographer, and makeup artist, Juliana Brown Eyes. Juliana shares how her upbringing on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and the creativity and resistance of the women in her ancestry informs her work as a creative. She also shares why it’s important for indigenous people to tell their own narrative and history. For more information about Juliana Brown Eyes, visit https://www.jbrowneyes.com/.
Juliana Brown Eyes is a multi-talented Indigenous/Polynesian Artist from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. She is a self-taught filmmaker, musician, photographer, makeup artist, business woman, and social media influencer. She has received many awards and scholarships for her work like the Bill Gates Millennium, Horatio Alger , and AIMES Hooded Scholarship. She has been featured in many publications like Marie Claire, Huffington Post, BBC. Radio New Zealand and Glamour Magazine for her work in social justice movements like the Standing Rock movement.
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