Episode 1: Tomás Karmelo Amaya
Tomás Karmelo Amaya is A:shiwi, Rarámuri, and Yoeme. He is a photographer, filmmaker, and writer born and raised in Phoenix, AZ and is currently the creative director for Indian Country Today. As a Native person, the traditional teachings and values of his people have heavily influenced how he internalizes and interacts with the world. His work has been known to empower communities by way of high-quality, striking images that show dignity, respect, and cultural sensitivity for the subject. His work has been published with The New York Times, Buzzfeed, Apple, The Sundance Institute, Northwestern University, The Guardian, Arizona State University, The Fader, Pacific Standard Magazine, BBC News, among several others.