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Sierra Teller Ornelas on the Roots of ‘Rutherford Falls’ – The New York Times

The first Native American to run a TV comedy talked about creating the new series with Michael Schur and Ed Helms and about her long family history of storytelling….



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The differences are significant behind the camera, too, including a writers room half staffed with Indigenous writers. Among them is Teller Ornelas, who is also the seriess showrunner. Speaking from her home in Los Angeles last week, Teller Ornelas, who is also Mexican-American, said she had known she wanted to be a TV writer by the second grade.
I watched a lot of television and I lived in a house where comedy was really rewarded if you were funny you could get out of trouble, she said. And I used…

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