Wednesday, 3-05-08, on American Indian Airwaves
"Defending the Ancestors and Global Warming's Direct Impact on First Nation Peoples and Mother Earth"
Part 1: UC Berkeley Revisited: Bring Our Ancestors Home
Corbin Collins, (Representative of the Native American NAGPRA Coalition (NANC) http://nagpra-ucb-faq.blogspot.com ) provides us with an update on the University of California, Berkeley's (UCB) Phoebe Hearst Museum of Anthropology continued engagement of exiling of the second largest collection of indigenous ancestors and sacred objects in the United States, dissolving its NAGPRA Unit, institutionalized racism, and what transpired at the recent California Senate Hearings.
Part 2: Fatal Errors: Global Warming's Impact on First Nations Peoples
Ang Aagaq, indigenous activist and elder from what is now called Greenland joins us for this segment of the show to convey the direct impact global warming has already had on First Nations people living in the Arctic region of Mother Earth.
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Free Film Screening and Los Angeles County Premiere:
March 7th, 2008 at 8:00pm
"Our Land, Our Life"**
Location: California State University, Long Beach
(Parking Lot 7 - South end of campus off 7th St. and E. Campus Dr.)
This free film screening is co-sponsored by the following: California State University, Long Beach's American Indian Studies and Film and Electronic Arts Departments; Center for the First Amendment Studies (http://www.csulb.edu/~crsmith/1amendment.html
); KPFK (http://www.kpfk.org
) FM 90.7 Los Angeles, FM 98.7 Santa Barbara and American Indian Airwaves. For more information call (562) 434-4892, email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
, or visit www.kpfk.org
. KPFK is the sole media sponsor of this event.
**This 2007 multi, award-winning documentary, "Our Land, Our Life," directed by George and Beth Gage, details Western Shoshone Elders Carrie and Mary Dann's 30-year struggle to protect their traditional ways of life and ancestral homelands from mining degradation, treaty violations, and human rights abuses in a battle that went to the United States Supreme Court and ultimately to the United Nations.