Nicole Auginash (Ojibwe) makes
digital videos with In Progress, a youth media organization based
in St. Paul, Minnesota. She has developed a media course "Teen
Drug Culture Through the Eye of a Camera" for other youth
media students. Her work has screened at festivals such as the
Girls in the Director's Chair Festival and the New Voices Video
Festival. She also is an accomplished photographer. Auginash was
raised in Columbia Heights, Minnesota.
"A New Day in a New Life is a portrait of my baby
sister's view of the world. She was born with heart problems and
required surgery, several times. She is the strongest person I
know and I want to tell the story of her strength, her views,
and her love of life to others."
Screened by NMAI
Audience at Club Red Radio, 2000 Native American Film and Video
Festival - Photograph by Amalia Córdova, NMAI