Looking Toward Home
Looking Toward Home, is a one-hour documentary profiling the increasing number of Native Americans leaving the reservation for life in cities areas such as, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, and the San Francisco Bay Area. The life and times of urban Indians is shown primarily through the eyes of these individuals as they attempt to maintain their cultural identity while living away from the culturally nurturing climate of the tribal reservation. Narrator, Conroy Chino begins the urban Indian journey from relocation to current issues facing native people in urban environments. He describes the importance of community building, health care, education, and cultural identity while addressing the issue of overcoming community invisibility.