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ONLINE Sustainability Film: The Seven Generation River

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Thursday, May 21, 2020, 7 pm– 8 pm

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Sustainability Film Series: Issues and Dialogue

3rd Thursdays each month, January - May 2020
View the film online on your own and join the Zoom discussion.

The Seven Generation River (27 min.)

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This Great Lakes documentary explores the political, social and environmental issues surrounding our most precious natural resource – water. In a time of cultural turmoil, deep divisions between Americans, our environment–our natural resources–are caught in the crossfire. In an approach that blends the latest science with their traditional ways, infusing science with their cultural values, a small band of Native Americans nestled in the southwest corner of Michigan and the Great Lakes might have the key to healing our divisions, healing nature, healing ourselves. They are the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians.

Online Facilitated Discussion: 7-8 pm, Thursday, May 21st

Join via Zoom:

Join by phone:  646 876 9923   ID: 994 4540 5553 

Discussion Facilitators

Marcus Winchester: Director of the Pokagon Band Department of Language and Culture;

Jennifer Kanine: Director of the Pokagon Band Department of Natural Resources;

Grant Poole: Water Quality Specialist for Pokagon Band Department of Natural Resources;

The film series is cosponsored by the Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative, Michigan Tech Great Lakes Research Center, Keweenaw Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Keweenaw Land Trust, Michigan Tech Department of Social Sciences, and Michigan Tech Sustainable Futures Institute. (Additional co-sponsors are welcome!)

Past films since 2011 are available for a 2-week checkout: contact 

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