Shiprock Experience

 In the town of Shiprock, New Mexico, a young group of Navajo men and women are taking back their community in a real quest to make a difference for their community and their people.

Ramona Emerson Ramona Emerson
Director/Writer

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... more»

Patricia Antelles Patricia Antelles
Designer

As Creative Technologist and creator of emerging media, Patricia designs experiential story-based projects. Collaborating with design teams she produces compelling experiences across film, immersive... more»

Kelly Byars Kelly Byars
Producer

Kelly Byars was born in Lawton, Oklahoma in 1962 – a member of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations of Oklahoma. He moved to New Mexico in 1983 and attended the Institute of American Indian Arts... more»

Additional Credits

Melinda Hess - PRODUCER

"As a young Navajo girl, I always wondered why I could never find people like me in the movies. That is when I decided to make them myself."

Genre: Interactive