11 minutes, United States, 2022
The ocean has been a source of spiritual connection, traditional knowledge and cultural practices for the Makah people for generations. After learning to surf five years ago, 13-yr-old Ava now uses her sport as a way to connect with the land, ocean, and her elders. Ava's story highlights the critical role Indigenous youth play in the preservation of language, culture and knowledge.
Director(s): Andrew Harrison Brown