Writer, photographer, filmmaker Tracy Assing’s work on indigenous culture has been published in the Trinidad Guardian, Caribbean Review of Books and Caribbean Beat magazine, where she has also served as a contributing editor. She is currently contributing editor for ARC: Art.Recognition.Culture. magazine.
The Amerindians premiered at the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival in 2010 and has enjoyed successful screenings at the University of the West Indies, St Augustine; the University of Trinidad and Tobago and Trinidad's National Academy of Performing Arts, as well as Peter Doig's Studio Film Club.
In October 2011 the film had its North American premiere at the University of Toronto and also enjoyed screenings for Caribbean Studies and Indigenous Studies students at York University, Trent University and OCAD.
The film is being distributed Third World Newsreel, ensuring that the first documentary film on indigenous identity in the Caribbean becomes part of the discussion of Caribbean identity.
You can find excerpts from the film here: https://www.youtube.com/user/triniwildindian
And have a look at the fanpage on Facebook, here: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Amerindians/160846840594763
For examples of Assing's photography: http://triniwildindian.tumblr.com/
And ARC magazine: http://arcthemagazine.com/arc/
Contributions to upcoming publications: The Archaeology of Trinidad and Tobago and The Encyclopedia of Caribbean Archaeology