Blue Corn Girls: A Tewa Story
January 20, 2:00 pm
Kabotie traveled to Indiana University (IU) to listen to archived recordings of his grandfather’s stories recorded in the original Tewa telling. This is part of the Indigenous Insights series.
Loud and Proud: Indigenous Identity and Heavy Metal Music
January 26, 2:00 pm
Tony Thibodeau comes at the theme from an academic perspective, having written his Masters dissertation on anti-colonial resistance and indigenous cultural identity expressed through heavy metal music by Native artists from several regions of North America. This is part of the Indigenous Insights series.
Meet William Henry Holmes
September 24, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm
Mad About the Monsoon
September 26, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm
Hot Topics Cafe: Who's in Charge of Space Travel?
September 28, 3:00 pm-4:30 pm
A Future of the Colorado Plateau Forum: Indigenous Voices for Grand Canyon's Next Century
September 12, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Grand Canyon National Park’s centennial anniversary offers opportunities for indigenous communities to reflect on the park’s first 100 years and to consider new ways for tribes, federal agencies, local governments, businesses, teachers, artists, and others to work together in shaping the future of the entire Grand Canyon region. Participants who've been engaged in that intertribal conversation for nearly two years will present individual views about Grand Canyon's past, present and future. This forum will bring the conversation forward for the first time to the general public. We want to hear from you!
Seating is limited and pre-registration is REQUIRED: https://nativevoices.eventbrite.com
Film "Dialogue Earth" and Q & A with Ulrike
August 18, 2 pm
View the new award-winning documentary about artist Ulrike Arnold, who creates art using earth as her paint. Directed by Hank Levine and filmed in many locations on the Colorado Plateau, this documentary portrays Ulrike's artistic process, which parallels the relationship between humans and nature. Directed by Hank Levine, "Dialogue Earth" has won awards at the: Chicago Independent Film Festival, (Best Director of a Feature) and Five Continents International Film Festival, Venezuela, (Best Documentary Feature Film). Ulrike Arnold will be at this special screening, which is currently the only scheduled screening in Flagstaff.
My Career as a Native Filmmaker: Indigenous Storytelling and Self-Representation
July 27, 11 am
Reserve free tickets
In this talk, Dustinn (White Mountain Apache/Navajo) will share some of his opinions and insights from his career as a Native Filmmaker. He’ll discuss the complicated relationship Indigenous peoples have to the visual image in both the negative oppressive ways and the positive liberating healing ways. For Dustinn, film instills hope for healing, education and liberation in a country and society whose legacy of violence toward Native America is something Indigenous people still struggle to endure and survive. This is part of the Red Screen Film Festival. See the full schedule at redscreenfilmfestival.org
Plateau Plants - The Roots of Our Existence
Sunday, June 9, 2:00 pm