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ALEUT STORY

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Thursday, October 23rd - 7:00 PM


Bringing the Circle Together: A Native American Film Series -- ALEUT STORY

In the turbulence of war, the Aleuts of Alaska would redefine themselves – and America. From indentured servitude and being put into concentration camps during World War II, to Congress and the White House, this is the incredible story of the Aleuts’ decades-long struggle for our nation’s ideals. Special guest author/poet Marie Huskey (Unangan/Aleut) to start the screening.


Bringing the Circle Together: A Native American Film Series

Sponsored in Association with the Japanese American National Museum, National Center for Preservation of Democracy, the Southern California Indian Center, Inc., and Haramokngna American Indian Cultural Center

Bringing the Circle Together: A Native American Film Series is a FREE monthly film series located in downtown Los Angeles at the National Center for Preservation of Democracy. No reservations are needed and all screenings are open to the public. The film series was established to provide quality documentaries and films by and about Native Americans, and bring together a central gathering place where discussion and news can be shared with the community and its supporters.

The film series is held at the National Center for Preservation of Democracy located at 111 North Central Avenue, between 1st Street and Central Avenue, in downtown Los Angeles. The NCPD can be reached via train, bus, or parking in the area (pdf for directions). Films will begin at 7pm, and it is advisable to arrive at least 15-20 minutes prior for seating. Each film will include a raffle at the end of the screening, and may include guest speakers and performances when available.

For more information about the film series please visit www.myspace.com/nafilmseries or by email at nafilmseries@aol.com

 

Genre:

Documentary