Episode One - Mescalero Apache

Hosted by Rickey Medlocke

Rickey Medlocke is a musician best known as the frontman/guitarist for the southern rock band Blackfoot and, more recently, as a guitarist for Lynyrd Skynyrd.

Rickey Medlocke and Mark Woerpel appear courtesy of Al Nalli Productions.
Narration by Rickey Medlocke recorded at Studio Sea ~ Fort Myers, Fl.
Clothing for Rickey Medlocke provided by Virgil Ortiz, True Religion, and Luchesse' Boots, Hair styling by Studio RK.
Song: "Native Colors" and “Bandelaro” by Mark Woerpel and Rickey Medlocke.

Episode One - Credits
• Director/DP: Peter Mervis
• Producer: Peter Blackwell
for First American Prods LLC
in assocation with Through Films LLC

Episode One - Music
• Rickey Medlocke
• Mark Woerpel
A. Paul Ortega
Fred Kaydahzinne
Peter Blackwell

This episode is dedicated to :
Dr. Carlton Naiche-Palmer
June, 22 1947 - December, 11 2010
(Mescalero Apache Tribal President
(Nov. 2007 - Nov. 2009)

Episode One - Mescalero Apache

In the Sacramento Mountains of Southern New Mexico, in the shadow of Sierra Blanca Peak, live the proud people of the Mescalero Apache. With a history of peace, and unimaginable struggle, the Mescalero live to honor their ancestors while fighting to survive in a modern world. This is their story, in their words, from their Homeland Nation.

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Awards

• BEST INSTRUMENTAL RECORDING:
Rickey Medlocke “Native Colors” – 2013 Native American Music Awards

• BEST LONG FORM VIDEO:
Homeland Nation: Mescalero Apache - 2013 Native American Music Awards

• AWARD OF MERIT - The Indie Fest

• AWARD OF MERIT - The Accolade

• BEST DOCUMENTARY - International Film Festival Ireland

• BEST CHRONICLE - Maverick Movie Awards

• BEST PERFORMANCE : Maverick Movie Awards

• BEST INSTRUMENTAL RECORDING:
Rickey Medlocke “Native Colors” – NAMA Awards

• BEST LONG FORM VIDEO: Homeland Nation:
Mescalero Apache - NAMA Awards

Nominations

• BEST PRODUCER - Peter Blackwell:
“Homeland Nation Soundtrack" - 2013 Native American Music Awards

• BEST PRODUCER - Peter Blackwell:
“Fred Kaydahzinne - Mescalero Apache Creation" - 2014 Native American Music Awards

• BEST TELEVISION PROGRAM/PROMOTION OF ABORIGINAL MUSIC:
2013 Aboriginal Peoples Choice Awards

• SINGLE OF THE YEAR:
Fred Kaydahzinne “I am a Warrior” - 2013 Aboriginal Peoples Choice Awards

• BEST HISTORICAL/LIGUISTIC RECORDING - Fred Kaydahzinne:
“Mescalero Apache Creation" - 2014 Native American Music Awards

• BEST SPOKEN WORD RECORDING - Fred Kaydahzinne:
“Mescalero Apache Creation" - 2014 Native American Music Awards

• OFFICIAL SELECTION - Washington DC Independent Film Festival

• OFFICIAL SELECTION - 16th Annual San Antonio Film Festival

• BEST DOCUMENTARY/ BEST TRAILER - Texdance International Film Festival

• OFFICIAL SELECTION - American Indian Film Festival

• BEST DOCUMENTARY - Central Florida Film Festival

• BEST DOCUMENTARY - International Filmmakers Festival

• BEST DOCUMENTARY - Santa Fe Film Festival

• BEST SOUNDTRACK - International Filmmakers Festival

• BEST PICTURE - Maverick Movie Awards

• BEST PERFORMANCE - SHERMAN BLAKE - Maverick Movie Awards

• BEST EDITING - Maverick Movie Awards

• BEST SOUND DESIGN/EDITING - Maverick Movie Awards

• BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS - Maverick Movie Awards

• BEST SHORT - International Filmmakers Festival

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