My name is Austen Brauker. I am a member of the Ottawa tribe from Manistee, Michigan. I recently won Best Horror script at the Love Unlimited International Film Festival.
I have received positive script coverage from CoverageInk and Creative World. I have several scripts already written and several in process.
I have written two fiction novels. One has been self-published. I have had two theatrical plays produced at a local college. I write monthly articles for a local newspaper. My screenplay "White Buffalo" has been picked up by a film production company for development (Wild Horse Films).
I am also an accomplished visual artist (winner of several national contests including the NCAI Indian Congress art for 2011) and a musician (Four original CD's of home studio produced music) and have much work posted online at different art, music and writing sites. I play and write both traditional and contemporary musical forms.
I attended CMU for psychology and West Shore for criminal justice. I hunt elk, bear, deer and spear salmon. I worked as the herd manager of a large buffalo preserve. I write federal grants and small business proposals. I have owned several art related businesses. I have art in numerous galleries and murals painted in several public locations.
I currently work as a Peacemaker/Probation Officer for the tribal court of the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians. I live in Onekama, Michigan.
I am married to my beautiful wife, Victoria.
Music has been around for a long time. I imagine people travelled in bands. Ate and slept in bands, all the way back to the stone ages.
Yes. I am always alive, even when I am recording in the studio.
Logs and rocks. Frogs and socks.
I have a car. A blender. A gas powered beard trimmer. I also use a time machine and a water board.
Besides what I wrote above, everything else that was not said there goes here. All other things not mentioned.