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SLIFF: Oyate

Saturday, November 5, 2022 | 3:30 PM

BROWN 100

Oyate
Directed by Brandon Jackson, Emil Benjamin
U.S. | 2020 | Documentary
89 minutes | English

In the wake of the Dakota Access Pipeline Protests, Indigenous people across the nation are using their newfound platform to shed light on the wide array of injustices committed against them for centuries, in an effort to awaken the world and begin the process of decolonization.

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Signature: The Cherokee Speakers Roll
Directed by
Jennifer Loren
U.S.
2021
26 minutes

The Cherokee language is sacred to its people and unfortunately it's endangered. How will the next generation keep the language alive? In 2019, the Cherokee Speaker Roll project was created to identify and record living people for whom Cherokee was their first language.

Schools

Arts & Sciences

Topic

Humanities & Society

Website

https://artsci.wustl.edu/events/sliff...

Event Contact

fms@wustl.edu

Speaker Information
31st Annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF), running November 3-13. All SLIFF screenings at Washington University are FREE and Open to the public.
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