Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Updated: Green Film Festival to present film on Native American environmental activists Apr. 21

HOUGHTON -- A film called Homeland: Four Portraits of Native Action will be shown at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 21, in the Forestry Building Atrium and G002, Hesterberg Hall.

The film recounts inspirational stories of Native American activists who are fighting environmental violations to their homelands.

Chuck Brumleve of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Department of Natural Resources will lead a discussion following the film. Coffee, tea and dessert will be served.

The Green Film Festival is free, but sponsors encourage a $3 donation.

The film, the fourth in a monthly Green Film Festival, is sponsored by the Michigan Tech Center for Water and Society, the Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative, the Keweenaw Unitarian Universalist Fellowship and the Keweenaw Land Trust.

Update: Visit the new Web site of New Warriors for Earth for a preview of this film.

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