Four Points Press


Four Points Press is an independent digital media company serving the Crow Indian Reservation and surrounding area. The mission of Four Points Media, Inc. is to work independently and in collaboration with the community to enrich the minds, spirits and lives of those in Indian Country by producing meaningful stories through the production of timely published and audio works.

As a journalist Luella Brien, the founder of Four Points Media, is able to share the triumphs and tragedies of her people, which she feels is the natural evolution of the Native storytelling tradition. She also believes strongly in serving her community. She has worked as a media consultant, a communication arts instructor, tour guide, get out the vote advocate and outreach coordinator. Brien’s Apsáalooke name is Akbaaítchesh, or One Who Keeps Things Good. Her name was given to her by her maternal grandfather Benjamin Big Man Sr., as a tribute to his own mother. Brien is the descendant of powerful healers, educators, and leaders and most importantly storytellers. She is a 2006 graduate of the University of Montana School of Journalism, where she received a BA in print journalism, a 2002 graduate of the Freedom Forum's American Indian Journalism Institute and a 2004 Chips Quinn Scholar.

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