Yellow Wooden Ring

Director: Barrett Tripp

Institute History

  • 1998 Sundance Film Festival


Yellow Wooden Ring deals with the dilemma of being young, of mixed blood, and raised off the reservation. Valma Jaeger (Crystal Lightning) moves to the reservation her mother is from, and finds it difficult to gain acceptance. In the process of learning more about her family and herself, she achieves a genuine sense of place and cultural roots. Suspenseful and intriguing,

— Heather Rae

Screening Details

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