The Eagle and The Condor–From Standing Rock with Love

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Augsburg University celebrates the international opening of this film, which includes stories from students, alumni and community members who participated in the fight against DAPL.

Date & Time:

Monday, October 8, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Admission:

Free and Open to the Public

Location:

Augsburg University
Sateren Auditorium, Music Hall, 715 22nd Ave South

The Augsburg Native American Film Series invites the community to attend the international opening of the film The Eagle and The Condor–From Standing Rock with Love. The evening event will include a virtual introduction from the filmmaker (Kahstosera’a Paulette Moore), a global broadcast to supporters like the Augsburg Native American Film Series, and stories from students, alumni and community members who participated in the fight against DAPL. A discussion about Standing Rock will be held immediately after the film.

The film is based around prophecy of the Eagle and Condor that originates with nations from the South and features ceremony held at the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) site on Indigenous People’s Day, October 10th, 2016. The ancient prophecy predicted the epic Standing Rock water protection actions – and continues to challenge all to identify and unite our gifts and power.

From 2016 – 2017 Standing Rock water protection camps located at the heart of Turtle Island became the largest assembly of Indigenous peoples in recent history. Gathered nations confronted big energy’s extreme extraction through the strength of their ceremonies, histories, and connections. Despite being met with violence, many who brought their best intentions to this historic fight continue to expand their love and sovereignty – while they shift our world away from the trauma and isolation of modern days.

Directed by Kahstosera’a Paulette Moore, Produced by Rebecca Kemble.  The film also features: Seneca Nation’s Onödowá’ga:’ Protectors and singers (Darelyn Spruce, Nicky Thompson, Robin Jones, Jason Corwin, Kyle Spruce, Lor Seneca); pediatrician Dr. Sara Juanita Jumping Eagle (Dakota/Lakota-Standing Rock); Canupa (Pipe) carrier Grandmother Theresa Black Owl (Singugu/Rosebud); oil pipeline activist, economist and author Winona LaDuke (Ojibwe); independent journalist Jenni Monet (Laguna Pueblo); Wisconsin alderperson Rebecca Kemble; traditional dancers Helga and Jose Garza (Azteca); investigative journalist Will Parrish; water protector/builder Brennon “Bravo1” Nastacio (San Felipe Pueblo, Zuni Pueblo); traditional dancer Adriana Betti and the Cuautli Mitotiani Mexica Group; and lawyer and activist Germaine Tremell (Dakota/Lakota–Standing Rock).

Organizations and communities that are participating in this global event include: Eastern Montana University, Northwestern University Center for Native American and Indigenous Research, Augsburg University Native American Film Series, University of Massachusetts-Boston, University of Michigan, Conrad Grebel University College/University of Waterloo, Simon Frasier University, Six Nations Territory, Western Kentucky University, Adriana Betti and the Cuautli Mitotiani Mexica Group in Berkley, Hamilton/Wentworth School District of Ontario, Echo Valley Farm of Wisconsin, Showing Up for Social Justice (Rochester, NY), Northland College, Seattle community, University of the Arctic, Apotheosis Farm (MD), and University of Vermont.

The event begins with a reception from 6:00-6:25pm, followed by a 6:30pm Zoom conversation with the filmmaker and participating screening organizations. The film runs from 7:00-8:00pm and will be immediately followed by a conversation with Standing Rock participants.

About the Director

Paulette Moore is Kanienken’kehaka (Mohawk) of mixed Native and British heritage.  “She spent 25 years in Washington D.C. as a journalist and director/producer/writer with Discover Channel, National Geographic, PBS and others.  Now she partners primarily with Indigenous communities as a ‘story doula’ evolving mainstream media practices to tell stories of resilience, resistance, envisioning and abundance.” (https://emu.edu/now/peacebuilder/cjp-alumni/paulette-moore/)


Parking

You will be parking in Lot L off of 26th between Riverside and Butler Pl. You will need a parking permit. For parking permits contact M. Elise Marubbio at marubbio@augsburg.edu. Permits are limited in number.  PLEASE NOTE this is also Augsburg University’s homecoming week so parking will be limited.  Plan ahead and if you are able, consider using parking garages at Fairview (across Riverside) or on the city streets.   We are sorry for this inconvenience.

Thank you to our sponsors: Augsburg University, American Indian Studies Department, American Indian Student Services, Augsburg Indigenous Student Association, NACDI, and the Institute for Global Studies at the University of Minnesota.

All programs offered by the University of St. Thomas shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities. For details, call (651) 962-6315.