One Word: Sawalmem – Lifting up Indigenous Voices on Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Lifting up Indigenous Voices on Indigenous Peoples’ Day – Recommended by CEE Senior Fellow, Catherine Coleman Flowers
Check out this beautiful preview shining a light on the sacredness of life we all share and the importance of including indigenous voices in education and academia.
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Released in March 2020, One Word Sawalmem was a finalist in the short film program of the Tribeca Film Institute, and has been selected for and won awards at 20+ festivals in Argentina, Bolivia, Bhutan, Brazil, Canada, Chile, the Czech Republic, India, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, the UK and the US.
Directors Pom and Natasha have been invited to speak at a number of events including UNESCO’s International Congress on Indigenous Languages in Cusco Peru, NY Climate Week, UC Berkeley, Cornell University, California College of the Arts, the Sunray Native American Elders Gathering, middle school classrooms and youth leadership groups.
Our next public screening + sharing circle will be on October 15: you can register here.
If you would like to screen One Word Sawalmem at your school, university or organization please contact us here.