Chickasaw Nation Internship Reflection

Chickasaw Nation Multimedia and Heritage Series Internship Reflection


My name is Quinn Smith, and I am a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation. I am a senior at Duke University majoring in public policy with a documentary studies certificate. I was sponsored by the Brodhead Service Fellowship Program to intern for the Chickasaw Nation Multimedia and Heritage Series teams located on the Chickasaw Nation reservation in Ada, Oklahoma. For my internship, I assisted in the creation of community journalism pieces, an archive of elder and citizen interviews, and the production of a feature documentary series about Chickasaw people. Additionally, my co-workers and I independently produced a documentary short in the the stlye of Chickasaw Nation Productions.