Inhabitants: Online Screening

PRESENTED BY: Online Event
6:30 PM, Friday, August 5, 2022 PST
Location: Online Event - Pacific Standard Time (click for map)

The High School Meaningful Movies group along with Wallingford Meaningful Movies and Meaningful Movies at First Church Seattle are presenting an online screening of the film “Inhabitants: Indigenous Perspectives on Restoring Our World.” The event takes place on August 5, 2022 at 6:30 pm PDT. It follows five Native American communities as they transform the fight against climate change with traditional land management practices. Such methods had allowed these populations to successfully live in the American climate before colonization disrupted their way of life. Now, many indigenous communities in the United States are reviving their ancient relationships with the land. The stories showcase movements across the country, such as sustaining traditions of Hopi dryland farming in Arizona, restoring buffalo in Montana’s Blackfeet reservation, maintaining forestry on the Menominee reservation in Wisconsin, reviving native food forest in Hawaii, and using the Karuk tribe of California’s prescribed fire techniques. The urgency of the climate crisis has led to many turning to the past and relying on practices by North America’s original inhabitants. After the film screening, we will be having a discussion with our guest speaker, Ramon Shiloh (Not affiliated with the film).

About the Guest Speaker

Ramon Shiloh (Creek, Cherokee, Filipino, African) is an award-winning author and the illustrator of several books. In 2018 Shiloh was invited to host a Chef’s Table at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington D.C. He has volunteered at educationally focused nonprofit organizations for almost three decades. As a writer, artist and instructor, he curates thoughtful insights, teaches analytic skills and applied knowledge and distributes tools relative to the creative mediums of art, food sovereignty, writing and spoken word. Shiloh focuses many of his efforts on supporting Indigenous children. He uses his knowledge of food, art and culture to help Native youth develop a connection to good health and their histories in our ever-changing world. Shiloh resides in Portland.

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Cost: Screenings are free; We gratefully accept donations to help offset the costs of presenting the films we screen.

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Release Year: 2021

Running Time: 76 minutes

Director: Costa Boutsikaris

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