ON NATIVE GROUND (ONG) is a Media, Film and Public Relations Company and a tribal non-profit corporation incorporated within the Hoopa Valley Tribe.
ONG utilizes film and
multi-media to promote cross-cultural understanding and positive visibility to tribal communities and tribal organizations.
• provide a critical voice
promote cultural awareness and
community understanding, create
documentaries and feature films of relevance to our current society
Our core values reflect the following:
• Respect for tribal sovereignty, history, and cultural integrity;
• Creating social change through citizen journalism, documentation and discussion of issues affecting our communities;
• Inspiring a critical voice for our youth by documenting current and historical events;
• Maintaining traditional teaching methods of handing down our stories through oral tradition using modern media;
• Promotion of cross-cultural understanding and maintaining cultural integrity through positive media images and creating a permanent historical record for future generations.