Robert Hicks Jr. is a member of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of Nixon Nevada. He is a musician, filmmaker, painter, and audio engineer. He has won multiple awards for his films at the AIHEC film festival and is looking to enter multiple film festivals around the world. The stories he likes to tell are based on real life and Native American lore. With his film studio, NOKWSI FILMS, he plans on creating a creative outlet for everyone interested in film. Robert approaches every project with a community health aspect in mind, with an emphasis on suicide prevention. He believes small acts of art can heal a person and in the process heal the community. You can contact him through email at Nokwsi23@gmail.com, through his Nokwsi Art site or through Facebook at Nokwsi Art.
B.A. in Indigenous & American Indian Studies from Haskell Indian Nations University