JOANELLE ROMERO is an award-winning director, producer and writer of film, television and digital. A member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and Screen Actors Guild/Aftra.

Oyate Wayanka Po Win / People Who See This Woman

Short-Listed for an Academy Award

Romero received the Armin T. Wegner Humanitarian Award for “the vision to see the truth…and the courage to speak it” (Arpa International Film Festival)

“Like Nelson Mandela, Romero is a prime example of forgiveness in action. Mandela-like, she stands on his mighty global shoulders, calls for oneness, love & what she describes as female energy.” – Ellen Snortland, former Pres. U.N.A. Pasadena Chapter

I Forgive You™ – A Chapter

Women are Talking today because, in this new era, we finally can.

Why do so many of us, as female artists, have to go to war?

Blood quantum is a colonial idea enforced onto native communities in order to tear them apart, re: John A. MacDonald’s 1876 Indian Act.

Being Indigenous means kinship, ties to community, family, culture, clan. It isn’t the amount of ‘native” in your blood. 


Resilient * Re-Claiming * Ending the Silence #WhyWeWearRED a chapter of my soon to be released book “I Forgive You™” A Memoir by Joanelle Romero. I will release one chapter from my book in 2023  …

My soon to release book “I Forgive You’ A Memoir will have a few chapters on why this blacklist exists. Bulling, defamation of character, hate crime, discrimination and obstruction – all took place in regards to me being absent from my acting career.

I will be releasing one chapter in 2023. It is a limited run. titled ‘THE AMERICAN INDIAN HOLLYWOOD BLACKLIST™. #TimesUP You Can’t Keep Me Down!


You can download the chapter in 2023. More to be announced Stay Connected! It will be available for 2 months ONLY! Cost $25.00

Chapter One


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