Standing on Sacred Ground Film Screening and Symposium

Danil-SOSG-shadow1Covering eight indigenous communities, Standing On Sacred Ground exposes threats to native peoples’ health, livelihood and cultural survival. In the U.S. and around the world, indigenous people defend human rights and restore the environment in their sacred places, the original protected areas. In a growing worldwide movement, their resistance provides the path to our common future.

Produced and directed by Christopher McLeod P’17. Narrated by Graham Greene (Oneida), with the voices of Tantoo Cardinal (Metis), Q’orianka Kilcher (Quechua), Rhoda Roberts (Bundjalung) and Luana Busby-Neff (Hawai`i).

Featuring Chief Oren Lyons (Onondaga), Winona LaDuke (Anishinaabe), and authors Barry Lopez and Satish Kumar.

Sponsored by the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life, Center for Film Studies, College of the Environment, Anthropology Department and Department of Religion

The schedule for the event follows after the jump: 
Date: Saturday, March 1
Time: Film 1 at 1:00 PM, followed by discussion with the filmmaker and Wesleyan faculty, and then refreshments; Film 2 at 3:45 PM, followed by discussion
Place: Powell Family Cinema

Date: Sunday, March 2
Time: Film 3 at 11:00 AM, followed by discussion and lunch; Film 4 at 2:00 PM, followed by discussion
Place: Powell Family Cinema

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