Seven down, one more to go.
Reservation Dogs the groundbreaking series created by Oklahoma filmmaker Sterlin Harjo and New Zealand filmmaker Taika Waititi, in a mere seven episodes has managed to craft and create a season of television that, hopefully, is the beginning of a new renaissance of Indigenous storytelling—real storytelling—for generations past, present, and future.
Starring Devery Jacobs as Elora Danan Postoak, D’Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai as Bear Smallhill, Lane Factor as Cheese, and Paulina Alexis as Willie Jack as the titular dogs, this show has exceeded all expectations to firmly plant itself as not just entertaining television, but as a visual record that, in the 21st century, Indigenous people aren’t dead and aren’t going anywhere.
Episode 7: “California Dreamin’”
Even though I don’t listen the radio very much anymore, if ever, in Oklahoma City, KRXO often got me through my teen years by playing the only music I could ever truly identify with – classic rock. That station had a somewhat colorful cast of on-air characters, but the disc jockey that I often listened […]