Filmmaker/educator Paulette Moore is Kanienken’kehaka (Mohawk) of mixed Native and British heritage and spent 25 years in Washington DC as a journalist and director/producer/writer with Discovery Channel, National Geographic, PBS and others. Now she partners primarily with Indigenous communities as a “story doula” evolving mainstream media practices to tell stories of resilience, resistance, envisioning and abundance. Moore was the 2016 filmmaker-in-residence at Kanatsiohareke Mohawk Community in Fonda, NY where members of the Rotinonhson:ni Iroquois Storytellers Collective explore digital storytelling as a path to restore native identity and community.


This profile was last updated November 27, 2017