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Native Eyes Film Showcase: Honoring the Power of Coming Together

General Info

Grant Name Native Eyes Film Showcase: Honoring the Power of Coming Together
Organization Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona
Amount $6,000
City Tucson

Description

The 11th annual Native Eyes Film Showcase featureed a weekend of films and discussions focusing on issues like Native American history, society, water, and community. Discussions centered on both local and national Native American history with an eye towards the past and how it can help create a positive future. Additionally, a youth workshop helpedĀ educate Native students on the history and future of human water use.

The public “learned about how Native people are working within their communities and with national policy makers to bring about positive change…[Attendees] gained knowledge of tribal history and became familiar with how one can honor someone in a culturally appropriate manner. Youth and adults attend the Native Youth Water Summit heard from elders, specialists, and young activities about the history and meaning of water and about taking action.” -Native Eyes Film Showcase Final Report

More information about the Arizona State Museum atĀ www.statemuseum.arizona.edu.