WHO WE ARE

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At Native Hope Media we honor the indigenous oral tradition of storytelling.

Our original and client focused work adheres to our core values of representation, the dismantling of barriers and our belief in the fundamental power of storytelling to inspire change.

We are a subsidiary of Native Hope - a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

We work closely with our parent organization in the identification of projects, initiatives, and partners throughout development and production.

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OUR TEAM

Trisha Burke
Trisha is the Executive Director at Native Hope and the Executive Director and a Co-Founder of Native Hope Media. A lifelong teacher, playwright, and artist, her experience includes decades of teaching and mentorship as well as a business and creative development background. Trisha works closely with clients and collaborators to ensure consistency of messaging and quality of Partnerships.

Trisha Burke
Editorial Director

Trisha is the Executive Director at Native Hope and the Executive Director and a Co-Founder of Native Hope Media. A lifelong teacher, playwright, and artist, her experience includes decades of teaching and mentorship as well as a business and creative development background. Trisha works closely with clients and collaborators to ensure consistency of messaging and quality of Partnerships.
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Orlando Skidmore is an award-winning, independent filmmaker from the White Mountain Apache Tribe of eastern Arizona. After several years of producing public service announcements for the Apache Tribe, he produced his first of many scripted short films.  Orlando studied digital media, post-production and was a Film Crew Technician at Central New Mexico Community College. He recently worked with AMC, Sony Pictures, Paramount Pictures and Canon. Orlando lives in Albuquerque New Mexico, where he is currently working as a Cinematographer and Filmmaker with Native Hope Media.

Orlando Skidmore
Cinematographer & Filmmaker

Orlando Skidmore is an award-winning, independent filmmaker from the White Mountain Apache Tribe of eastern Arizona. After several years of producing public service announcements for the Apache Tribe, he produced his first of many scripted short films.  Orlando studied digital media, post-production and was a Film Crew Technician at Central New Mexico Community College. He recently worked with AMC, Sony Pictures, Paramount Pictures and Canon. Orlando lives in Albuquerque New Mexico, where he is currently working as a Cinematographer and Filmmaker with Native Hope Media.
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Tyisha Mitchell is an Indigenous actor, poet, and media specialist, proudly belonging to the Colorado River Indian Tribes and Navajo Nation [Dine]. For Native Hope, she works as a Line Producer and Host. Taking a free-spirited approach to life, she has had many experiences that set form to her creativity and outlook on life. In recent years, she spent four months fighting for clean water and energy at the Standing Rock resistance camps in North Dakota, which was a defining moment in her life. Influenced by the blood that flows within her, she aspires to be of true service to her people—artistically, as well as physically. She has pursued her education at institutions such as Arizona State University, the Institute of American Indian Arts, and Santa Fe Community College, and holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in American Indian Studies.

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Freelance Creative

Tyisha Mitchell is an Indigenous actor, poet, and media specialist, proudly belonging to the Colorado River Indian Tribes and Navajo Nation [Dine]. For Native Hope, she works as a Line Producer and Host. Taking a free-spirited approach to life, she has had many experiences that set form to her creativity and outlook on life. In recent years, she spent four months fighting for clean water and energy at the Standing Rock resistance camps in North Dakota, which was a defining moment in her life. Influenced by the blood that flows within her, she aspires to be of true service to her people—artistically, as well as physically. She has pursued her education at institutions such as Arizona State University, the Institute of American Indian Arts, and Santa Fe Community College, and holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in American Indian Studies.

OUR TRADITION

 

Native Hope Media is a production company founded on an ethos of fairness, representation, support, and empowerment for Native filmmakers, artists, brands, and creators.

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We are driven by a desire to create lasting relationships with our clients and viewers that align with our values and greater mission.

We collaborate with organizations, institutions, brands, and partners to craft meaningful content that can impact not only the lives of Native American youth but a wide and diverse audience.

Language, tradition, art, ceremonies, honoring the past, and family. These elements aren’t just parts of our lives; they form our identity and they underpin the work that we take on and develop as a team.

We believe that the tradition of storytelling can impact change now more than ever. Native Hope Media is the natural evolution of that belief.

CONTACT US

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