Navajo teen with a camera and a cause wins White House visit for short film
Last updated 5/12/2015 at 8:36pm
WASHINGTON – Keanu Jones just wanted to tell stories of his Navajo people when he picked up a camera several years ago, never thinking that his "simple 3-minute film" would bring him all the way to the White House.
"It's incredible," said Jones, 18, whose film was one of 15 selected from around the country as part of the second annual White House Student Film Festival.
Jones, a senior at Flagstaff Arts and Leadership Academy, said he hopes his film on his family's daily struggles helps raise awareness about the fight for water and other natural resources taken from reservations....