Melissa Henry

Melissa Henry is an artist and filmmaker, and the 2013 Eric and Barbara Dobkin Native Artist Fellow at the School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe. Her latest film, “Run Red Walk,” premiered April 2011 at the Smithsonian National Museum American Indian Film + Video Festival and was awarded Best Short Subject at the 2011 Les Prix Présence Autochtone in Montreal. Her previous film, “Horse You See,” won People's Choice at the first PBS Online Film Festival, was voted Best Children's Film at the 2009 Talking Circle Film Festival, and has been shown at the Smithsonian Institution, Autry National Center and UCLA Film and Television Archive, Santa Barbara International Film Festival, All Roads Film Project Santa Fe, and ImagineNative Film Festival, among others. Melissa's trilogy of Navajo animals will be completed with “A History of Navajo Wool: As Told by Baa Baa,” currently in pre-production.

Artist Code: 1022


Run Red Walk: A Navajo Sheepdog

2011, 16:05 minutes, colour, Navajo with English Subtitles

Horse You See

2010, 07:31 minutes, colour, Navajo with English Subtitles