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indigenous FILM SERIES

The Indigenous Film Series is dedicated to highlighting indigenous struggles and spirit as seen through the eyes of indigenous film directors, producers,and actors. The films will explore various themes such as the importance of indigenous song and culture, life on the reservation, family, oppression, and resistance. All screenings will take place at 516 W MLK Street at 7 PM on the second Thursday of every month of 2018. There will be opportunity for discussion following the screenings with various indigenous peoples. A donation of $10 is encouraged.

 

The resistance will not be stopped 

The stories of resistance is a living library, which offers an opportunity to highlight and deepen our understanding of the various ways in which our ancestors resisted throughout hundreds of years of human history and how we continue to resist. The stories span from the 1500s all the way to the present day! These are stories about decolonizing education, healing and healthcare, sustainable energy, natural resources, land ownership, food and nutrition, family and social relationships, identity and belonging, safety & security, and economics & government. 

Join us on Wednesday, May 2nd for our grand community opening of the Resistance project @ The Creative Hub (516 W MLK Jr. St.). Register HERE to attend a 1:00pm or 5pm session! 

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Conscious Culture Coalition- Healing Retreat

Join over 50 people from around the nation as we build coalition and embark on a healing journey to consciously cultivate our personal and collective strength and agency to build the principles and values needed for sustainable action and change! Conscious Culture Coalition registration opens April 23rd!

 

First people's festival

The First Peoples’ Festival is an annual October event held in downtown Ithaca. The festival offers our community a creative opportunity to build awareness and consciousness around indigenous rights, sovereignty, and culture. The Festival features Indigenous performers, food and craft vendors, cultural demonstrations, workshops, and children’s activities.