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Native Politics - Events and Activities

Native Politics: a documentary film project funded through the Kentucky Humanities Council, Appalshop and EKU's Center for Appalachian Studies.

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Jan.
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Mar. 2006
Alan Banks and Robert Salyer meet with Gordon McKinney in Berea, Kentucky to finalize scripting, and develop the historical aspects of the documentary. Project co-director Salyer begins pre-production on the documentary.
Mar.
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Apr. 2006
Project personnel meet in Berea to plan the Community Forums.
Apr.
2006
Production of the documentary begins in Letcher County
Apr.
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May 2006
Alan Banks and EKU students travel to Letcher County to conduct Community Forums. Production of the documentary continues.
Aug.
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Nov. 2006
Documentary production resumes, following the campaign through the general election. EKU students return to Letcher County for follow up interviews with Forum participants.
Dec. 2006
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May 2007
Post-production begins on the documentary, and will continue through the spring of 2007. This work will include editing, and final selection of any archival material to support the historical elements of the documentary, and final review by scholars for humanities content. This work will take place in Whitesburg.
June 2007
Finishing and mastering of documentary, and final report to KHC.
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