Ramona Emerson (Navajo) is a writer and filmmaker originally from Tohatchi, New Mexico. She received her degree in Media Arts in 1997 from the University of New Mexico and has worked as a professional videographer, writer and editor for over sixteen years as a part of Reel Indian Pictures. Ramona is a Sundance Native Filmmakers Lab Fellow and a Time/Warner Storyteller Fellow. Her last documentary Hidden Talents was awarded the Best Film honor by Tribal College Journal. Ramona is a graduate of the 2013 CPB/PBS Producers Academy at WGBH Boston, and is currently in production on her newest documentary The Mayor of Shiprock – funded by CPB/PBS/Visionmaker Media. Emerson is currently working on her MFA in Creative Writing (fiction) at the Institute of American Indian Arts and is part of the 2015 inaugural graduating class.
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