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Standing on Sacred Ground – Islands of Sanctuary
December 7, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
US 2014 56 mins. Directed by Christopher McLeod
Native Hawaiians and Aboriginal Australians resist threats to their sacred places in a growing international movement to defend human rights and protect the environment. In Australias Northern Territory, Aboriginal clans maintain Indigenous Protected Areas and resist the destructive effects of a mining boom. In HawaIi, indigenous ecological and spiritual practices are used to restore the sacred island of Kaho`olawe after 50 years of military use as a bombing range. Featuring Patrick Dodson (Yawuru), Emmett Aluli and Davianna McGregor (Hawaii) and Barry Lopez.
Special Guests Attending: Kumu Hula instructor Mikilani Young.
Mikilani Young carries on the teachings of Hula and the Hawaiian culture. Mikilani will call in a chant/hula/prayer for Mauna Kea and present on the Experimental Seabed Mining in the Pacific as well as the actions currently going on at Mauna Kea.
Tickets are free but space is limited. Please make a reservation to secure a seat.