It Needs to be Told: Native Californian Perspectives on the Mission

It Needs to Be Told

This documentary is a collaborative film project elevating the voices of contemporary Indigenous community members to foster truth and healing in mission history-telling. Created by Ruth Anne Buetler, with Veronica Martinez, Marion Martinez, Gregg Castro, Esak Ordonez, & Kanyon Sayers-Roods. 

Collaborators include:

  • Members of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, Indian Canyon Nation, and T'rowt'raahl Salinan, Rumsen & Ramaytush Ohlone communities
  • UCSC Social Documentation MFA alumni
  • Advisors from UCSC Departments of Anthropology and Film & Digital Media, California State Parks, and the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band