SPS events for Native American Heritage Month.  Below are links to films shared with us to bring awareness as our way of life.
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Traditional Navajo Short Story by Miss Navajo 21-22

SPS Veterans Tribute

Native American Day, Virtual Event

NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

One way to honor Native American Heritage month is by celebrating the diverse perspectives of indigenous artists and storytellers. Below are some upcoming films:


PBS 30 Stories for 30 Days of Native American and Alaska Native Heritage Month

Each day in November, we are highlighting an individual or group who are telling their cultural stories via myriad different ways, from fashion to film to cuisine. Join us as we explore an Indigenous story each day this month

https://www.pbs.org/articles/2021/11/30-stories-for-30-days-of-native-american-heritage-month/


PBS Ch 6: Home From School: The Children Of Carlisle

Northern Arapaho tribal members travel to Pennsylvania to retrieve the stories and the remains of children who died at Carlisle Indian boarding school in the 1880s. More than a century later, will these Native American boys finally come home?

https://tv.azpm.org/schedules/episode/259641/


Native Cinema Showcase, hosted by the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian

This week, we encourage you to participate in the Native Cinema Showcase, hosted by the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. For this week only, you can stream over forty films and filmmaker panels FREE. This year's showcase focuses on Native people boldly asserting themselves through language, healing, building community, and a continued relationship with the land. Visit https://nmai.brand.live/c/native-cinema-showcase to view the showcase schedule, and check out the following slides for a glimpse at this year’s featured films.


University of Michigan - Native American Studies

She’s Gone Missing (The Epidemic You Don’t Hear About): Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
Online. Thursday, Nov. 18, 7:30-8:30 p.m. CST

Heather Breugl discusses the epidemic of missing and murdered Indigenous women, with its high numbers and scant attention from the Federal authorities. The talk explores the issues and the reasons for the lack of attention from non-Indigenous America. Free with registration.

https://lsa.umich.edu/native/news-events/all-events.detail.html/88421-21653866.html


46th American Indian Film Festival

Online - November 5 - 13

Films in the festival go on-demand Nov. 5 for the duration of the festival, and are available for 24 hours once you begin watching. Feature documentary and narrative films and programs of short films on themes--comedy, landback, history is a weapon, from earth to sky--give an indication of the breadth and depth of this festival’s programming. The festival’s awards will be in a free online program that is online for the entire festival. Tickets to stream the films are ordered directly through the festival’s online catalog.

https://watch.eventive.org/aiff46


Gather on Netflix

This documentary takes a close look at Indigenous American movements that aim to rediscover identity and reclaim sovereignty through ancestral foods.

https://www.netflix.com/title/81152263


VETERANS

"RETURNING HOME THROUGH TOGETHERNESS: WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A WARRIOR"

NOVEMBER 11, 2021 | 6PM CT

On November 11, 2021, Vision Maker Media will present a panel titled, “Returning Home Through Togetherness: What Does It Mean to Be a Warrior” at 6 PM (CT). This panel comprises of several Native veterans who are members of their warrior societies. As society members, they will discuss the roles and responsibilities as providers and defenders of their tribe, community, and culture

https://visionmakermedia.org/naanhm2021-panel/

Four-part series Commemorating Veterans “Under the Battle Tipi: The Kiowa Black Leggings Warrior Society,” a free online streaming event during Native American and Alaska Native Heritage Month.

https://visionmakermedia.org/naanhm-2021/


Navajo Veterans Share The Challenges They Face

Mission Roll Call 3:50

Earlier this year, we were invited to meet with women veterans from Navajo Nation. It's an honor to have the opportunity to share their stories. Please listen to what they have to say as we believe it resonates with many veterans.

Navajo Veterans Share The Challenges They Face

https://www.missionrollcall.org/?wix-vod-video-id=9bdecafd79284b5bbb45c1465da692dc&wix-vod-comp-id=comp-kqmdibbv11&fbclid=IwAR1hD7uUJ6Bub1pJVq_STMlfNH_Foiq5lGO1_DK6PL_8UtronKAsWM5svtI