Rachel Naninaaq Edwardson


Rachel is a critically acclaimed Iñupiaq/Norwegian/Sami filmmaker and educator. She received the Sundance Fellowship in 2009 for her Iñupiaq Fantasy trilogy and short film, and her History of the Iñupiat was the first Native-funded, produced, written and director history documentary series in the United States. Rachel has worked in native educational reform Across Alaska, and led educational initiatives in Australia with communities in Sydney, Yirrkala, Jabiru, Cape York and country Victoria and worked alongside native education reform colleagues in Hawaii, Canada and New Zealand.

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