Maiden Of Deception Pass Film Premiere And Panel On Reversing The Erasure Of Indigenous Identity

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Maiden Of Deception Pass Film Premiere And Panel On Reversing The Erasure Of Indigenous Identity
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Indigenous Showcase says
What does it mean to "INDIGENIZE" contemporary views and experiences of Indigenous people? Join local activists who are leading the way towards this new reality.

PANELISTS TO INCLUDE:

KSHAWMA SAWANT: As a Seattle City Council Member, Kshawma championed Resolution 31538 in support of establishing "Indigenous Peoples’ Day” in 2014. She is an ally and an activist for Indigenous rights and is currently working with the Native community to support an apology form the City of Seattle about Boarding Schools and their historical and current negative impacts.

LESLIE EASTWOOD: As a Samish Tribal Member, Ms. Eastwood shares the story of her community as they had to reestablish federal recognition due to a clerical error in 1969 erased the rights of her Tribe. After 26 years of court proceedings and political action the Samish people regained their recognition. The tribe’s new film, The Maiden of Deception Pass: Guardian of her Samish People will premier prior to the panel.

MATT REMLE: As a regional activist, Mr. Remle has lead the community in the work of establishing "Indigenous Peoples’ Day", the City of Seattle resolution to enact the "Boarding School Apology”, champions equity in Indian education and is the Editor and Writer of Last Real Indians.

ANNETTE SQUETIMKIN-ANQUOE: As a Doctorate of Leadership and Change, Ms. Anquoe is a pioneer in traditional health for the Seattle Indian Health Board and is an activist for the holistic needs of Urban Indian people. Her program Circles of Care is a groundbreaking initiative of Native wellness in King County.
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By: Indigenous Showcase

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