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"We Are Grand Canyon" Film Release

"We Are Grand Canyon" welcomes visitors to Grand Canyon National Park from those who have called it home since time immemorial – the 11 Grand Canyon tribal communities.

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GRAND CANYON, Ariz. –Grand Canyon National Park announces the release of a new video that invites visitors to experience Grand Canyon through the lens of Indigenous peoples and the 11 Tribal Communities.

“We Are Grand Canyon” stands as a testament to the profound connection between the Grand Canyon and the 11 Associated Tribes that have called it home since time immemorial. This collaborative project, years in the making, is a joint effort of the Intertribal Working Group, Grand Canyon Conservancy, and Grand Canyon National Park. Ryan Christensen of Bristlecone Media filmed and edited this production.

“Grand Canyon Conservancy’s commitment to the preservation and celebration of Indigenous first voice interpretation is unparalleled,” said Superintendent Ed Keable. “Their support has been instrumental in bringing “We Are Grand Canyon” to fruition, and we are deeply grateful for their partnership.”

The film is now available for viewing at the Grand Canyon Visitor Center every hour during operating hours, as well as online via our YouTube Channel and park website.

Grand Canyon Conservancy Contact: Mindy Riesenberg, 602-617-6678

Grand Canyon National Park Contact: Joelle Baird, 928-606-3154

Originally Published: 05-08-2024