Recording Kawaiisu

Julie Girado Turner is the daughter of one of two remaining fluent speakers of Kawaiisu, a Native language of the Sierra Nevada in California. For sixteen years, she has been documenting the language and stories still alive within the memories of her father and aunt.

Directed by Adam Loften
Produced by Adam Loften & Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee
Editing and Cinematography by Adam Loften