Spirit Of Thunderheart receives the 2013 Silver Arrow
Award for contributions to the Native American Music Industry from Spirit Wind Records Company given
by CEO, Donald Blackfox. Their CD, Rising to bereleased 2013 Spirit
Of Thunderheart came together from the four directions of the Hudson Valley, New York. We started off sharing our
drum's heartbeat along with our voices to spread our passion of native music. They come from musical backgrounds and drum
groups. Spirit Of Thunderheart performed for Manhattan Neighborhood Network, public access TV episode, Clearwater Nation, Cultural Channel; MNN producers, Honor Women's History Month 2013 with traditional
drum performance of the Mohawk WelcomeSong and interview about their documentary film by
Pamela Timmins, Pamorama Productions and their 2013 CD Rising. 2012 performances; Pete Seeger Singer
Song Circle, Greenwich Village, NYC. Ulster County; The Hudson River Maritime Museum's boathouse, Clearwater's
Singer Song Circle, TheBlueStone Festival, TheGirl Scouts 100th anniversary celebration, Pow Wows/Upstate
NY venues.Pamela Timmins, a member of the Caretaker's Society for native culture, became interested in documenting their story
during an event sharing native culture with songs on their big traditional drum. She is currently documenting their events
for a 2014 production.
2011 MNN interview Conversations with Channer "Filmmaker
Pamela Timmins" www.youtube.org
2012 MNN Producer, Cultural Channel
#4 "Clearwater Nation" the 4th Thursday of each month at 10:00am www.mnn.org
2012 May 10th 4-7:00pm Pamorama Productions
Making Solar Happen in NYC at St.Margaret's Library with filmmaker at garden reception.
2012 May 23rd 1-3:00pm Goddard Riverside Senior Center program "Scenes from
the Great Hudson River Revival" with filmmaker Q&A
CLEARWATER NATION is a twenty-five minute documentary
film about the Great Hudson River Revival 2008 featuring Pete Seeger and David Amram at the opening performance on the
Hudson River Stage giving respect to their Native American
colleagues playing traditional music with Tiokasin Ghosthorse, elder spokeperson from the Lakota Nation,
"Blessing the River" his prayer for the Hudson River.
It documents grassroots environmental education
with WBAI radio host Ken Gale interviewing activists, live on the air. The film includes comments from educators and "Rocking the Boat" students telling their stories.
Pete Seeger says, "This film is a good glimpse
of some of the many events at the Revival". Seeger
encourages the New York independent filmmaker, Pamela Timmins, to continue plans with Pamorama Productions DVD series
She wants to document what's
happening with environmental education along the Hudson River Valley giving respect to ethnic diversity. Pamorama
Productions will schedule screenings of her films for our
communities and at fundraising events.
"HOW THE BODY LOVES TO LOVE" Janet Restino's Fine Art at Jadite Gallery,
The Busiel Community Gallery, at One Mill Plaza, presented the group
art exhibition Three Generations of Art, photographs and illustrations by a family of artists, with a reception
to meet the artists on August 1st 2010 from 2:00-5:00PM and a 3:30PM screening of Clearwater Nation with Q&A
by the filmmaker Pamela Timmins.
Oct 2, 2011 Pamela Timmons opend Kingston's annual Bluestone Festival with Scenes From The Great Hudson Revival and intorduced theThunder Heart
September 15th 2010 The screening
of Clearwater Nation was shown at the Hudson River Maritime Museum in Kingston, New York. It was selected for
their "Follow the River" lecture series with Pamela Timmins discussing what's happening with sustainabilit .
Pamela Timmins, P/D, videographer/editor
of Clearwater Nation, MNN Series featuring Pete Seeger and colleagues with highlights
on what's happening as green sustainable entertainment along the Hudson Valley, Part One: Scenes from the Great Hudson River Revival airs on Manhattan Neighborhood Network Cultural Channel #4 www.mnn.org Winter schedules 4th Thursday of the month at 10:00 am
Selected for NewfilmmakersNY 2011 Festival at Anthology Film Archives. January
5, 2012 MNN producer aired Conversations with Channer with guest Pamela Timmins artist/filmmaker,
view on www.youtube/PamelaTimmins
She spoke about her
next Pamorama Productions web series, The 2012 Green Hudson Valley Tour with Dakota Nation Unity Riders.
July 4th 2011 Documentary film Scenes From the Great Hudson River
Revival .Producer Director Pamel Timmons Part One of Clearwater Nation Triligy about whats happening with sustainability along the Hudson River Valley. Shows at Deren Theataer at Anthology.
July 2, 2010, 6 pm at
the Deren Theater at Anthology, 32 Second Street Experimental Short Films
includes;City in Balance and Tango Noir co-produced by Pamela Timmins and Peter Leitch, non-narrative scenes juxtapose Lower Manhattan denizens, by day and night, for a provocative point of view shot by Pamela
Timmins and original music by Peter Leitch.
Pamela Timmins is an accomplished landscape painter, photographer, and now a video artist/filmmaker.
A native New Yorker, she has studied at the Pratt Institute, The New School University and privately with Geoffery Gleaves
and William Segal.
her artistic and environmental concerns, she has produced, through her production company Pamorama Productions,
documentary/promotional DVDs for Clearwater Inc. (featuring Pete Seeger), Pacifica Radio, the Ulster County Business Association,
The American Italian Cultural Roundtable, author and environmental attorney Michael Diamond and jazz musician/photographer
Peter Leitch, among other artists.
In collaboration with Mr Leitch she has produced several experimental non-narritive short films, two of which (Urban
Fantasy and Tango Noir) have been screened at New York City film festivals.
Peter Leitch says "The short documentary style
promotional DVDs Ms.Timmins has made for me have proven quite useful to me in promoting my music and photography. With these
DVDs, she has effectively explored the relationship between musical improvisation and the visual arts."
Four of her films are archived in the
permanent collection of Webster University, in St. Louis MO, and her film "Clearwater Nation" is
in the collection of the Smithsonian Museum.