Native Impact: Exposing the Buried Costs of Energy
Thursday, February 23 at 3:00 pm (PT)
A special screening of two films that address the social, health, and environmental effects of energy production on the Navajo and Hopi. Each film is followed by its own panel discussion with Navajo and Hopi environmental leaders and energy experts in Arizona.
3-5pm The Return of Navajo Boy
Film Screening and Panel Discussion at School of Music, Crowder Hall
The story of the Cly Family, whose history in pictures reveals an incredible and ongoing struggle with environmental contamination from uranium mining on tribal land in Monument Valley, Utah.
6-9pm Power Paths
Film Screening and Panel Discussion at Center for Creative Photography, Room 108
A unique glimpse into the global energy crisis from the perspective of an intertribal coalition as they fight to transform their local economies by replacing coal mines and smog-belching power plants with renewable energy technologies.