Fourth World Creative

is creating Indigenous Peoples Media, comic books, podcasts, videos, etc.




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About Fourth World Creative

Fourth World Creative, creates and streams live and recorded art, indigenous comics, and a podcast on indigenous Peoples.

Fourth World Creative founder Matt Barkhausen is an Indigenous Artist of Skarùręʔ Katèhnuʔaka (Tuscarora - People of the Cypress) Nation heritage. Matt served two, consecutive, two-year terms as a Commissioner on the Denver American Indian Commission for the Denver Mayor's Office of Human Rights and Community Partnerships. He is a former Staff Writer for Seventh Native American Generation (SNAG) Magazine.

His publications include; Red Ink Magazine, SNAG, Youth Outlook, New America Media, IMDiversity, The San Francisco Gate, Visions for the Future: A Celebration of Young Native American Artists, The Cafe Cultura Collective Compilation,, Empowerment Saga Series, Blasting News, etc.

He is a 2010 Graduate Fellow of the First Nations Development Institute LEAD Fellowship for Native American nonprofit leadership and a 2010 Fellow of the Center for Progressive Leadership Political Leaders Fellowship. In 2012, he was a fully credentialed Delegate, through the Fourth World Center for the Study of Indigenous Law and Politics, to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

He has a BA in Interactive Media Design and 20 years experience as a Graphic Artist, Designer, and Illustrator. At the Graduate level he has studied US Federal Indian Law, served as a Legal Research Assistant for a treaty interpretation project. In addition, he has studied Political Science, Indigenous Politics and Political Systems, International Law and Relations, National Question and Self-Determination, and served as a Legal Research Assistant.

Through Fourth World Creative he combines his extensive knowledge of indigenous peoples issues, his passion for social justice, and his skill as an Artist to create a wide variety of quality media by and for indigenous peoples.

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