Some of the local Pomo Indians appear as extras in the film. Here, they're dancing at a casino. Courtesy photo
Director Timothy Ramos, right, gives tips to actor Emil Zidek, who plays Todd Garrett in "California Indian." Courtesy photo
Mark Boone Jr., known for his roles in "Batman Begins" and "Memento," acts in a scene from Timothy Ramos' film "California Indian." Courtesy photo
Actor Gary Farmer, as Rich Knight, gets ready to film a scene from "California Indian." Courtesy photo
Timothy Ramos directs Andrew "Drew" Ramos, who plays the young Nick in "California Indian." Courtesy photo
"California Indian" director Timothy Ramos, right; Duane Humeyestewa, director of photography, left; and Chris Eyre, producer (in sunglasses); stage a scene from the film. It was shot in Lakeport, home to the Big Valley Rancheria, where Ramos, 45, grew up. Some of the local Pomo Indians appear in the film as extras. Courtesy photo

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