Standing on Sacred Ground
Award-winning film series, followed by weekly live discussions with the filmmaker and indigenous leaders from around the world

  April 17, 2020 — May 17, 2020

Program Fee: FREE!


Presented by Bullfrog Communities

We are happy to share forward this award-winning series from Bullfrog Communities. 

In this four-part series, indigenous people from eight different cultures, including First Nations of Alberta, stand up for their traditional sacred lands in defense of cultural survival, human rights and the environment.
American Indian Film Festival Best Documentary Feature Winner, Wild & Scenic Environmental Film Festival Award Winner

For more details: Standing on Sacred Ground

One film per week of the four episodes in the STANDING ON SACRED GROUND series will be available through May 17. 

Weekly live post-screening discussions with filmmaker Christopher McLeod and indigenous leaders, including Winnemem Wintu Chief Caleen Sisk, author and activist Winona LaDuke, Gamo elder Wolde Tadesse from Ethiopia, and Native Hawaiians Emmett Aluli and Davianna McGregor (Sign up!)

 

Film Screening Schedule

Pilgrims and Tourists

  In the Altai Republic of Russia and in Northern California, indigenous shamans resist 
  massive government projects that threaten nature and culture.
  Free streaming: Friday, April 17, 1pm MT to Thursday, April 23
  Discussion: Winnemem Wintu Chief Caleen Sisk, Thursday, April 23, 1pm MT


Profit and Loss

   From Papua New Guinea to the tar sands of Alberta, Canada, native people fight the loss of 
   land, water, and health to mining and oil industries.
   Free streaming: Friday, April 24, 1pm MT ET to Thursday, April 30
   Discussion: Author and activist Winona LaDuke, Thursday, April 30, 1pm MT


Fire and Ice

   From the Gamo Highlands of Ethiopia to the Andes of Peru, indigenous highland communities 
   battle threats to their forests, farms, and faith.
   Free streaming: Friday, May 1, 1pm MT to Thursday, May 7
   Discussion: Gamo elder Wolde Tadesse from Ethiopia, Thursday, May 7, 1pm MT
   WATCH THE FILM. (Available NOW)
   SIGN UP FOR THE LIVE DISCUSSION. A Zoom link will be sent to you. 


Islands of Sanctuary

   Aboriginal Australians and Native Hawaiians reclaim land from the government and the 
   military, and resist the erosion of culture and environment.
   Free streaming: Friday, May 8, 1pm MT to Sunday May 17
   Discussion: Native Hawaiians Emmett Aluli and Davianna McGregor, Friday, May 15, 1pm MT
   WATCH THE FILM. (Available on Friday, May 8)
   SIGN UP FOR THE LIVE DISCUSSION. A Zoom link will be sent to you.