Arts Coordinator/Filmmaker// Calgary/Morley // Stoney Nakoda Education
Stoney Nakoda AV Club
Amanda is a rabbit eating seaweed. She has worked in community-based settings across North America, and is particularly interested in the use of heritage towards community development. Amanda enjoys travel and has earned degrees in Museum and Heritage Studies from NYU and University of Alaska Fairbanks. She utilizes diverse media, such as film, art, and music, in much of her work, and is passionate about the responsibility we all have to youth and our communities.
Amanda is a founding member of the Nakoda AV Club, a youth run collective of Indigenous artists and allies, that believes in the power of story. She produces for the club, organizing events and assisting youth in telling their stories.
As a cultural specialist she works with museums and artists in research, development, and administration. She is also a film director/editor for projects such as Whore Logic, Residency Unlimited, and the Italian American Museum.