Reporter Carly Kohler speaks to Native American actor, Saginaw Grant about his early days in acting and his remembrances of breaking into the Hollywood acting scene as a young actor. We also meet cast members, Lou Diamond Phillips, Edward James Olmos, Braxton Mills and Gina Rodriguez at the Sundance Film Festival Red Carpet Premiere of 'Filly Brown' - a gritty story of a young woman with a smart cadence who uses her passion for hip-hop in an effort to right her mother's wrongs. The short animation,... [see more] "Bear and Raven" tells the story of superficial sacrifice and surprising revelations. Salmon fishing is a means of survival in the Alaskan tradition. In the film review of "Smokin' Fish" reporter Madison Etiz covers the adventures of Cory Mann as he moves to Alaska with his auntie and eventually finds his spark in the salmon business. Follow the ONG youth reporters at their coverage of the national conference of the National Congress of American Indians. We feature special guests , Josie Raphaelito, artist Quese IMC, Native American supermodel Mariah Watchman, and NCAI native vote director Tiffany Smalley.
On Native Ground Youth Reports' Field Reporters will cover news, entertainment, film festivals, sports, the rodeo, and the powwow trail, as well as Native celebrities and role models for today's youth. Special interest stories concentrate on cultural, political, and educational events. On Native Ground will cover news and entertainment throughout Indian Country.