Native/Chicago American Indian Center, AIC: Her-story. Sharon Okee-Chee Skolnick, Fort Sill Chiricahua Apache-Sioux, tribal elder, artist, archivist    Chuquimarca presents film event: Chicago

Chuquimarca presents event:   Contact: info@ciquimarca.com

Screening of “This Is Indian Land~Okee-Chee’s Vision” Tribute to American Indian Center.

Okee-Chee sends Gratitude to those interviewed:

-Two of the Founders of the American Indian Center, both in their 90s

Father Powell, Priest of St Augustine’s Center for Native People

Susan Power, Yanktonai Dakota Sioux

Andrew Johnson, Cherokee Nation

Robert Wapahi, Santee Dakota Sioux

Deborah Valentino, Oneida-Menominee

Karen Turney, Menominee

Narrated by Sharon’s grandson: Lorenzo Gudino,  Fort Sill Chirachua Warm Springs Apache-Spirit Lake Dakota Sioux

Location: Comfort Station, 2579 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago   Logan Square,   Outdoor Screening.

This Is Indian Land~Okee-Chee’s Vision” trt 33 min. Produced by Shadow Bechtol Studio. Chicago.

Director, Sharon Okee-Chee Skolnick, Fort Sill Chiricahua Apache-Sioux, tribal elder, artist, archivist    We are  honored . This is truly Native and Chicago History. Tribute to American Indian Center. Chicago.

The History of Our long journey, to produce this indie film, produced by David and Nancy Bechtol

2015-2017 (production) 

2017   premiered at The American Indian Center

2018   in the collection at the Newberry Library

2019  FNFVF- In the First Nation Film and Video Festival presented at Newberry Library. Chicago

2020  limited cablecast on CANTV   to share with wider community

2021  cablecast on CANTV 19

Sept 18 –12pm Saturday

Sept 25– 1:10 pm Saturday

Sept 25– 6:55 pm  Saturday

Sept 24, 2021  7 to 8pm

Chuquimarca presents event:   Contact: info@ciquimarca.com

Screening of “This Is Indian Land~Okee-Chee’s Vision”

Location: Comfort Station, 2579 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago   Logan Square,   Outdoor Screening.

Sept. 28, 2021

Chuquimarca presents via Zoom, online:  request link to attend. Contact: info@ciquimarca.com

Discussion/presentation about the (1977) Anisinabe Waki-Aztlan exhibition.  with Carlos Cumpian, Sal Vega, Dylan A.T. Miner, Ph.D ,  Jose Juan Benevidas.

The legendary exhibit featured 52 indigenous and Chicano artists, organized by MARCh, and the Chicago Indian Artist Guild at Harry S Truman College, Chicago..

This Is Indian Land~Okee-Chee’s Vision” trt 33 min. Produced by Shadow Bechtol Studio. Chicago.

Director, Sharon Okee-Chee Skolnick, Fort Sill Chiricahua Apache-Sioux, tribal elder, artist, archivist    We are  honored . This is truly Native and Chicago History. Tribute to American Indian Center. Chicago.

Our long journey, to produce this indie film, produced by David and Nancy Bechtol

2015-2017 (production) 

2017   premiered at The American Indian Center

2018   in the collection at the Newberry Library

2019  FNFVF- In the First Nation Film and Video Festival presented at Newberry Library. Chicago

2020  limited cablecast on CANTV   to share with wider community

2021  cablecast on CANTV 19

Sept 18 –12pm Saturday

Sept 25– 1:10 pm Saturday

Sept 25– 6:55 pm  Saturday

Sept 24, 2021  7 to 8pm

Chuquimarca presents event:   Contact: info@ciquimarca.com

Screening of “This Is Indian Land~Okee-Chee’s Vision”

Location: Comfort Station, 2579 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago   Logan Square,   Outdoor Screening.

Sept. 28, 2021

Chuquimarca presents via Zoom, online:  request link to attend. Contact: info@ciquimarca.com

Discussion/presentation about the (1977) Anisinabe Waki-Aztlan exhibition.  with Carlos Cumpian, Sal Vega, Dylan A.T. Miner, Ph.D ,  Jose Juan Benevidas.

The legendary exhibit featured 52 indigenous and Chicano artists, organized by MARCh, and the Chicago Indian Artist Guild at Harry S Truman College, Chicago..

Sharon Okee-Chee Skolnick was part of the original exhibit

Sharon Okee-Chee Skolnick, at home. 2017 photo by Nancy Bechtol

Director, Sharon Okee-Chee Skolnick, Fort Sill Chiricahua Apache-Sioux, tribal elder, artist, archivist

Shadow Bechtol Studio. David Bechtol, Director of Photography, Photographer. Tech Supervisor

Nancy Bechtol, Cinematographer, Editor, VFX, poster art above.

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