Austen Brauker

Biography

Austen Brauker is an award winning artist, musician and writer from the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians in Michigan. He is the author of two fictional novels and two locally produced theatrical plays. He is published in short story anthologies, poetry compilations and regular newspaper articles. His feature screenplays have won awards at more than two dozen film festivals, with one script scheduled to be produced into a feature film. He also works as a Peacemaker/Probation Officer at the L.R.B.O.I. Tribal Justice Center where he operates a wilderness cultural camp for youth.
As an artist, Austen creates many different traditional native crafts but also utilizes contemporary visual art forms. His trademark work, pigmented wax on recycled paper, was used by the National Congress of the American Indian for the N.C.A.I. conference logo in 2011. The original hangs at their embassy in Washington D.C. He is also known for painting large public murals, constructing stained glass scenes and carving decorative playable guitars.
Austen is a long time musician and has free original work available at online music sites, including video montages of music and photography. His musical styles range from traditional Native American and songwriter folk, to acoustic experimental and jamming blues rock. He has scored soundtracks for several films and educational documentaries.
Austen Brauker is an advocate of spiritual unity among all of Earth’s peoples as we evolve together as human beings in our collective world consciousness. He is married with his beautiful love, and best friend, his wife Victoria.

Where to find Austen Brauker online


Where to buy in print


Videos

eye of god - an art film by Austen Brauker
Directed, filmed, edited and produced by Austen Brauker. All visual effects and audio were created by Austen Brauker. This project was filmed in Bear Lake, Michigan Dec 2013. Music was recorded in a home studio. A Homunculus Publishing production 2014.

Books

Dreaming Bodies
By Austen Brauker
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2010. Category: Fiction
A rotund Ottawa drives through a dream with a giant talking cake roll.
Coming Clean
By Austen Brauker
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2010. Category: Fiction
Sweat lodge purification ceremony takes place in northern Michigan near sleeping bear dunes.
CROCOPHILE
By Austen Brauker
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2010. Category: Fiction
A short play produces at West Shore college here in Michigan.
THE GENOME KUNSTLER
By Austen Brauker
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2010. Category: Fiction
exerpt from "Homunculus'

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