Type of Work: Media, Publications and Communications

Director Katsitsionni filming interview with Pete Jemison

Documentary filmmaker Katsitsiooni on proximity to her subjects

Katsitsiooni is a documentary filmmaker from Akwesasne. One ofKatsitsiooni’s most recent films was focused on her daughter and friends, and what growing up is like for Mohawk youth. She spoke about the advantages of being close to your subjects as a filmmaker. Photo courtesy of Katsitsiooni.

Monica Peters with virtual reality headset

Monica Peters on her fascination with technology

Monica Peters is a virtual reality developer who grew up and lives in Akwesasne. She primarily focuses on work related to indigenous people, including VR development aimed at teaching users Mohawk language. Monica describes growing up fascinated with technology, a passion that eventually turned into a career.

Monica Peters with virtual reality headset

Monica Peters describes her “Kakwitene VR” program

Monica Peters is a virtual reality developer who grew up and lives in Akwesasne. She primarily focuses on work related to indigenous people, including VR development aimed at teaching users Mohawk language. Monica’s “Kakwitene VR” program teaches users Mohawk language in a colorful world. Here she describes what it’s like to be in the VR […]

Monica Peters with virtual reality headset

Monica Peters on developing her VR program “Kakwitene VR”

Monica Peters is a virtual reality developer who grew up and lives in Akwesasne. She primarily focuses on work related to indigenous people, including VR development aimed at teaching users Mohawk language. Developing her program “Kakwitene VR” was extremely difficult because there are no Mohawk speech engines, a technology that allows computers to understand spoken language. […]

The Strand Theatre Promenade

Schroon Lake’s Strand theatre. 2010-2020. Schroon Lake, NY. Photo by Dan Burkholder. Hear more about the Schroon during the Covid-19 lockdown here: https://www.northcountrypublicradio.org/news/story/43038/20210127/north-country-at-work-the-strand-in-schroon-lake-trying-to-weather-the-coronavirus-storm

Historian Teri Rogers on building a historical organization that looks to the future

From newspaper caption: Teri Rogers (in 2007, Teri Ulrich-Gay) and Lori Calderon (left) selling and autographing copies of ‘Malta Memories’, a compilation of personal writings by local authors by Malta Town Historian, Teri Ulrich-Gay. Photo printed in the Ballston Journal December 6, 2007. Copy of photo provided by Teri Rogers. Teri Podnorski Rogers was born […]