FOR THE SAKE OF THE CHILDREN
For the Sake of the Children explores the legacy of Japanese-American incarceration, its impact on current generations who are descendants of families who were imprisoned, and the complex interplay of culture, racial prejudice, history, and inter-generational differences. Password:: Children
COLORADO RIVER INDIAN TRIBES (CRIT) Film Festival
In 2015, the Colorado River Indian Tribes turned 150 years old, with the anniversary of the founding of the reservation in 1865. To commemorate the occasion, the CRIT Tribal Council commissioned a special documentary film to document this moment in the history of these people, this land and their story. It was the first in a series which continues the Tribes’ oral tradition in cinematic form.
POSTON INCARCERATION SITE
The Poston War Relocation Center, located in Arizona, was the largest (in terms of area) of the American incarceration camps operated during WWII. 17,814 were held here between 1942-1945
POSTON'S TRIBAL HISTORY - PAST & PRESENT
This presentation includes a video and intercultural panel, which will reveal the close ties and intersectionality between the Colorado River Indian Tribes and the Poston Community Alliance. It begins with the powerful words of Dennis Patch, the former Tribal Chairman of the Colorado River Indian Tribes.
The panel includes Marlene Shigekawa, President of the Poston Community Alliance and Valerie Welsh-Tahbo, Museum Director of the Colorado River Indian Tribes. Shane Sato, of Shane Sato Photography and a Board Member of the Poston Community Alliance, will be moderating.
SHARING A DESERT HOME
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