american indian film festival

12:00am

Thu October 30, 2014
Arts & Culture

Your Call: How are Native American filmmakers re-claiming their culture?

 

  

On the October 30th, 2014 edition of Your Call, we'll have a conversation with filmmakers featured in the upcoming American Indian Film Festival. How can culture be a tool of healing for people forced to give up ancestral lands and move onto smaller reservations challenged by poverty? We'll also talk about the uses and mis-uses of Native culture in today's society, including the prevalent use of people as mascots for schools and football teams. What are the consequences of cultural appropriation? It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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8:25am

Thu October 31, 2013

10:03am

Thu November 1, 2012
Legacy of AIM

Today on Your Call: What is the legacy of Russell Means and the American Indian Movement?


On today's Your Call, we’ll be honoring the passing of native activist, Russell Means, and marking the opening of SF’s annual American Indian Film Festival.  An Oglala Sioux from the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, Means was a fearless leader of the American Indian Movement in the 60s and 70s, and led controversial actions including the occupation of Wounded Knee in 1973.  How does his legacy affect native activism today?  Join us at 10am Pacific or post a comment here.  It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.


Guests:

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