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The Augsburg Native American Film Series presents Red Power Energy on March 8, a documentary film that combines engaging storytelling with in-depth journalism. Told solely from the Native perspective, with a nearly all-Native film crew and all-Native Advisory Council, the film features Western and Great Plains American Indian tribes from North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming and Colorado. First-person stories illustrate the complex realities of American Indian reservations grappling with how to balance their natural resources with their traditional beliefs. From the historic United Nations Climate Conference to the proliferation of non-Western countries industrializing their economies through fossil fuel production, Red Power Energy offers a rare glimpse into Indian Country while further advancing a deeper understanding of the energy debate. (Official Program Description from Red Power Energy Publicity)
Larry Pourier (Oglala Lakota), one of the director’s of this film, will host the film screening and answer questions after the screening.
Location and Time:
Sateren Auditorium, Music Hall, 715 22nd Ave South
Screening begins at 7:00
Discussion with filmmakers follows
This event is free to the public