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Institute for the Study of Culture and Society: Elizabeth Castle (2017-2018)

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 4:30 p.m. | Donnell Theatre | Wolfe Center for the Arts

Filmmaker Elizabeth CastleFilmmaker Elizabeth "Beth" Castle discusses her new documentary film, Warrior Women, which traces the untold history of women's activism in the Red Power and American Indian Movement and gives an intimate portrait of the American Indian activists who are blocking the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) in North Dakota. A descendant of the Pekowi band of the Shawnee and a committed anti-racist community organizer, Castle has served as a policy associate for President Clinton’s Initiative on Race and as delegate for the Indigenous World Association at the UN World Conference Against Racism in Durban, South Africa. She has lectured at Stanford, University of California Berkeley, and the University of South Dakota, and has received the University of California Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship at UC Santa Cruz under the supervision of Professor Angela Davis.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 6:30 p.m. | BTSU Theater (206)

Filmmaker Elizabeth "Beth" Castle discusses and screens a rough cut of her new documentary film, Warrior Women, which traces the untold history of women's activism in the Red Power and American Indian Movement and gives an intimate portrait of the American Indian activists who are blocking the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) in North Dakota. This film received funding from Vision Maker Media, Sundance Documentary Fund, ITVS, and Firelight Producers Lab Next Step Fund

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