Date - Friday, November 2, 2018
7:30 pm-9:30 pm
Guelph Film Festival: Warrior Women
Friday, November 2, 2018 | 7:30 – 9:30 pm
In the 1970s, with the swagger of unapologetic Indianness, organizers of the American Indian Movement (AIM) fought for Native liberation as a community of extended families.
This is the story of Madonna Thunder Hawk, one such AIM leader who cultivated a rag-tag gang of activist children – including her daughter Marcy – into the “We Will Remember” Survival Group as a Native alternative to government-run boarding schools. Together, Madonna and Marcy fought for Native rights in an environment that made them more comrades than mother-daughter. Today, with Marcy now a mother herself, both women are still at the forefront of Native issues, fighting against the environmental devastation of the Dakota Access Pipeline and for indigenous cultural values.
For more information, please visit the Guelph Film Festival website: https://guelphfilmfestival.ca/2018/2018/7/6/warriorwomen