Water, Land and Cultural Survival: Updates on Ongoing Indigenous Struggles in California

Date: 
August 2, 2014

6:30 p.m.  Refreshments
7:30 p.m.  Films and speakers 

Pilgrims and Tourists followed by a discussion with Winnemem Wintu Chief Caleen Sisk and Hawane Rios, a songwriter and cultural practicitioner speaking and singing about Mauna Kea, a sacred mountain on the island of Hawai’i threatened by an 18-story telescope complex.

Beyond Recognition. From the perspective of the indigenous women involved, this film chronicles the struggle to defend sacred places threatened by development in the SF Bay Area and looks at a new approach to reclaiming land. Following the film,  Chochenyo Ohlone Corrina Gould will discuss sacred sites in the Bay Area, the impact of development on them, and new ways to protect them. 

 

Location: 
STATION 40
3030B 16th Street
San Francisco , CA
Admission: 
$5-$20 donation requested at the door. No one turned away for lack of funds.