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This Is Indian Land~Okee-Chee Film Documentation

Nancy Bechtol | Illinois, United States

Organization: American Press Association

Sharon Okee-Chee Skolnick, longtime Archivist American Indian Center. Chicago

Documentation phototography surrounding the Director Sharon Okee-Chee Skolnick, Fort Sill Apache Sioux Woman Director. on her dedication to the American Indian Center, and the Community. the film, "This is Indian Land~Okee-Chee's Vision" is a 33 min documentary by Okee-Chee, Produced by Shadow Bechtol Studio. Chicago. and Premiered Nov 4, 2017 at the American Indian Center. Chicago.

As Sharon Okee-Chee Skolnick said, we are a team. Indeed Sharon, Fort Sill Apache Sioux, it the vision and heart of the film on her beloved American Indian Center which she served in many roles over the years, including Director and the Archivist. 

Between David Bechtol, my husband, and myself, we were the indie crew in this film--all aspects of production, postproduction, and etc.  It is complete, and premiered at the American Indian Center in 2018. Additionally, the film  has been accepted into the Newberry Library. Plans are currently in progress for the public premiere and access to the film through the collection.



The American Indian Center-Chicago

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