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Sustainability Events

Free Film Screening:
Homeland: Four Portraits of Native Action

Nearly all Native American nations in the U.S. are threatened by environmental hazards- toxic waste, strip mining, oil drilling and nuclear contamination. For indigenous peoples clean air and water are not just about having good health and quality of life; honoring the earth is part of their spiritual essence.

Filmed against some of America’s most spectacular backdrops, Homeland: Four Portraits of Native Action follows the efforts of activists who are fighting back against big companies and government agencies in four Native American communities.

The post film Q&A will be led by James Riding In, an associate professor of American Indian Studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University.

View the trailer here.

Free parking at the City Hall Parking Garage. Validate your ticket at the concession stand.

Although the film is free, please consider making a donation to Native American Connections, a local non-profit specializing in affordable housing, behavioral health, community development and ending homelessness.

In-Kind donations will be accepted at the event. Some needed items include:

Food (perishable and non-perishable)

Houseware and kitchen supplies

Hygiene supplies (shampoo, toothpaste, body wash, etc.)


Clothing and shoes (youth, young adults, men & women)

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Doors open 6:30 p.m.
Film begins at 7:00 p.m.