Tracy Assing is a writer, photographer, filmmaker based in Trinidad. Her work on indigenous culture has been published in the Caribbean Review of Books and Caribbean Beat magazine. She has also served as a contributing editor to Caribbean Beat and as editor of Discover Trinidad and Tobago and Energy Caribbean. She is currently Contributing Editor for ARC (Art.Recognition.Culture). Her first documentary film THE AMERINDIANSpremiered at the Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival in 2010. The film is Assing’s personal essay on exploring her identity as a member of Trinidad’s indigenous community. Her research interests lie primarily in pre-Columbian history, encompassing archaeology, anthropology, culture, religion and botany.