Ni Yankwik Xinachtli

Next Gen Student Films

Ni Yankwik Xinachtli


Ni Yankwik Xinachtli is a short documentary film created in The Representation Project’s 2020 Youth Media Academy. This film explores Indigenous generational knowledge on medicinal plants and alternative medicine and how the seed reflects the person and the prayer of the universe.

Film Festival Acceptances: Red Nation International Film Festival, Bright Ideas Film Festival (Best Documentary Nominee), Cine Las Americas Film Festival, #AmLatino Film Festival, Great Plains Film Festival, All American High School Film Festival, SonderBlu Film Festival, Skiptown Playhouse International Film Festival,

Film Festival Nominations & Awards: 

  • Bright Ideas Film Festival – Best Documentary Nominee