MPTV Community Cinema: FREE Screening of: AS NUTAYUNEAN: WE STILL LIVE HERE
Thursday, November 3, 2011 / 6:30 pm
The Wampanoag saved the
Pilgrims, but lost their land and language. Once heard throughout eastern Massachusetts, Wampanoag had no remaining speakers for more than a century. Then one woman, Jessie Little Doe Baird, led an effort to bring the language back to life with amazing results. See the film by Anne Makepeace.
Join an open discussion with Diane Amour, coordinator/senior advisor for American Indian Student
Services at UWM and board member of the Indian Community School; Bernard
Perley, a member of the Anthropology Department at UWM; Roger Thomas, Ojibwe
teacher and member of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians; and Andrew Wiberg, former Ojibwe
student and graduate student in Library & Information Science at UWM.
AS NUTAYUNEAN: WE STILL LIVE HERE premieres Nov. 20 at 11 p.m. on MPTV 36.1 HD
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MPTV Community Cinema is a monthly screening series, September through May, that previews local and national films. Screenings are followed by a panel discussion, featured speaker, or other presentation. Educational and/or civic engagement materials are made available, and audiences are invited to participate in discussions and receive information about opportunities for further involvement on the issues discussed in their local community. All screenings are free and open to the public.
With the exception of a "special" preview, all events are held at Discovery World's Innovation Theater, 500 N. Harbor Drive in Milwaukee and start at 6:30 p.m.
Parking in the Discovery World's parking lot is $5.00 for the event. Unless posted, parking on nearby city streets is free.
JOIN US FOR MPTV COMMUNITY CINEMA AND OPEN YOUR WORLD!