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Dickinson Welcomes Indigenous Comedian & Writer Joey Clift

Comedia Joey Clift wearing an orange suit jacket and holding a green telephone.

The Center for the Futures of Native Peoples at Dickinson College is excited to announce an engaging film screening and conversation with Indigenous comedian and writer Joey Clift, taking place Monday, Jan. 29, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Anita Tuvin Schlechter (ATS) Auditorium. It's free and open to the public. An optional RSVP is available through this link

Clift, a comedian, TV writer and Emmy-nominated producer, is also an enrolled Cowlitz Indian Tribal member. His writing credits include Spirit Rangers on Netflix, New Looney Tunes on Cartoon Network and Molly of Denali on PBS. Clift is the creative mind behind the Shorty Impact Award-winning Comedy Central digital series Gone Native. His short films have been showcased at prestigious venues such as Montreal’s Just for Laughs Comedy Festival and the Smithsonian. 

In addition to his professional achievements, Clift is the founder of the LA Underground Cat Network, a thriving Facebook group with 16,000 members, providing a platform for Los Angeles comedians to share pictures of their cats. 

This event promises an insightful exploration of Clift's work, offering a unique opportunity to engage with the talented comedian and writer and celebrate Indigenous creativity.


Published January 22, 2024