‘Reservation Dogs’ FYC Celebrates Telling Indigenous Stories on Their Own Terms

‘Reservation Dogs’ FYC Celebrates Telling Indigenous Stories on Their Own Terms
There was a celebratory atmosphere at the FYC event for FX’s “Reservation Dogs” on December 2 and for good reason. Just a few days prior, the series scored a big win at the Gotham Awards where it took home the prize for Breakthrough Series — Short Form. It’s a significant win for a show with a small profile (for now) but an outsized personality more than worthy of the accolades.

Held at the Paramount Theatre, guests were shown the “Reservation Dogs” pilot in which viewers are introduced to the four teenagers that make up the foundation of the show, Elora Danan (Devery Jacobs), Bear (D’Pharaoh Woon-a-Tai), Cheese (Lane Factor), and Willie Jack (Paulina Alexis) and their life in the wilds of remote Oklahoma as they dream (and hustle) for better things.

On the panel that followed, hosted by Marc Maron, series co-creator and writer Sterlin Harjo joined Jacobs, Alexis, and
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