“Healing and Survivance: Native American Women and Health in their Communities” is a combined film screening and panel discussion event that is FREE and open to the public. The first half of the event will be a viewing of the new documentary Medicine Woman, followed by a discussion of scholars and film contributors: Wehnona Stabler (Umonhon Nation, CEO of Carl T. Curtis Health Education Center), Joe Starita (historian/journalist), Gina Robbins (Cherokee Nation, UNO professor), and Christine Lesiak (film producer and director). A book signing with Joe Sarita (author of A Warrior to the People) will take place as well, with proceeds going toward the Chief Standing Bear Journey to Justice Scholarship for Native American high school graduates. Sponsored by the UNO Civic Participation Project, Service Learning Academy, Department of History, and Native American Studies. Visit Vision Maker Media or NET for more information on this film, or view the trailer below.
December 2, 2011