Malinda Maynor is a Lumbee Indian from North Carolina who has made several shorts about her native culture that have aired on public television. A graduate of Harvard University and of Stanford University's documentary masters program, Maynor is a recipient of a 2001 Rockefeller Film and Video Fellowship and has completed is pursuing a Ph.D in History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Maynor has produced "In Light of Reverence" and "Sounds of Faith," which both concern Native American identity and culture. She is now an Associate Professor of History at Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and lives in Durham, NC with her husband and daughter. (7/12)
A film by Malinda Maynor, 1996, 7.5 min., Color
REAL INDIAN is a lighthearted, very personal look at the meaning of cultural identity. As a Lumbee Indian, the filmmaker is constantly confronted wit...