October 9, 2017
INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY Film Series.pdf
Join Native American Programs for Indigenous Peoples Day in Bovee
University Center, Rotunda where we will be exploring three different
documentaries and having a small discussion between each. Come anytime
between 3:30pm and 9pm to take part in the discussion. Light refreshments will be provided.
- “Our Spirits Don’t Speak English: Indian Boarding School”
Native American perspective on Indian Boarding Schools. This DVD
produced by Rich-Heape Films, Inc. uncovers the dark history of U.S.
Government policy which took Indian children from their homes, forced
them into boarding schools and enacted a policy of educating them in the
ways of western society. 1h 20m.
- “The Canary Effect: Kill The Indian, Save the Man”
deeply into the often misunderstood and frequently over looked historic
realities of the American Indian, The Canary Effect follows the
terrifying and horrific abuses instilled upon the Indigenous people of
North America, and details the genocidal practices of the US government
and its continuing affects on present day Indian country. 1h.
interviews with the leading scholars and experts on Indian issues
including controversial author Ward Churchill, the film brings together
the past and present in a way never before captured so eloquently and
boldly on film.
- "Awake, A Dream from Standing Rock"
film tells the dramatic story of the historic #NODAPL native-led
peaceful resistance at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North
Dakota, which captured the world's attention as one of the biggest
stories of 2016. Tens of thousands of activists traveled to North Dakota
from all over the world to take a stand alongside the "water
protectors"-- activists opposing construction of the 3.7 billion dollar
Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). The pipeline is proposed to transport
fracked oil from North Dakota's Bakken oil fields directly underneath
the Missouri River on sovereign Lakota land, the only water source for
the Standing Rock reservation and the drinking water source for 17
million Americans downstream. 1h 24m.