Gwendolen Cates/2016/66 min/Social Justice
FILM DESCRIPTION: The Onondaga Nation in central New York State is the Central Fire of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy). This sovereign indigenous government, which follows the Great Law of Peace, inspired American democracy. The Onondagas advocate for the environment and share prophecies about climate change, while engaged in a battle with the state over ancestral lands stolen in defiance of a treaty with George Washington. Learn more at The Good Mind.
Saturday, March 4, 3-6 p.m. [South]
U. of Chicago, Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th St., Chicago
Stay for post-film discussion with filmmaker Gwendolen Cates, who will discuss The Good Mind as well as her upcoming film about Standing Rock.
After the program, enjoy Conservation International's virtual reality short film experience, "Under the Canopy."
Co-presented by the Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce, the South East Chicago Commission, and UChicago DocFilms.