Twisting the knife for the sake of it

The Activist and Tiger Eyes

The cinematic offerings that highlight Native American or Indigenous issues or feature promising Native American or Indigenous actors have been pretty thin lately, but I thought I'd take this issue of Indian Life to let you know about two films I've seen recently that fall into those categories.

The Activist is a film set on (or near) the Lakota Sioux Pine Ridge Reservation during the Wounded Knee occupation in 1973. Cyril Moran, a Frenchman, directs it and the film has gotten more attention on that side of the ocean. It's not an easy film to find over here, but it is available on Amazon Insta...