The American Indian Motion Picture Awards Show, recognizing excellence in USA American Indian and Canada First Nations cinematic achievement, making the annual awards show one of the most prominent Indian Country and Native Cinema showcases.
Outstanding performances varied across the talent venue, on awards night including: Blues singer/songwriter Derek Miller, Punk/Indie band Miracle Dolls, Hip Hop/ R&B duo The Battiest Brothers, comedian JR Redwater, and violinist Swil Kanim.
This year's winners are listed below:
BEST FILM--Shouting Secrets, Korinna Sehringer, Director
BEST DIRECTOR--Andrew Okpeaha MacLean, On The Ice
BEST ACTOR--Chaske Spencer, Shouting Secrets
BEST ACTRESS--Michelle St. John, Every Emotion Costs
For more on the subject, see The Best Indian Movies.