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Oct 09 2017

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2017 Annual Gathering in honor of Chief Niwot

Exploring Traditional Knowledge, Sacred Space, and Ancestral Objects.

Presented by the Museum of Boulder and the Native American Rights Fund.

The cultures of Native Americans in the United States and indigenous peoples around the world are vitally expressive and deeply tied to the natural landscape, as well as vulnerable to ongoing exploitation by others.

Join us for a series of powerful presentations and interactive discussions about issues in cultural appropriation, representation, and revitalization.

All events free and open to the public. For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.com/o/museum-of-boulder/.

• Wednesday, October 11 at 6pm. Screening of What Was Ours documentary

An Eastern Shoshone tribal elder and two young Northern Arapaho students leave Wind River Reservation for Chicago’s Field Museum in search of sacred objects taken from their tribes. At Boulder Public Library, Canyon Theater, 1001 Arapahoe Ave.

• Monday, October 16 at 6pm. “American Indian Sacred Sites in Boulder and Beyond” Lecture by Steven Moore, Attorney at the Native American Rights Fund At Native American Rights Fund, 1506 Broadway.

• Thursday, October 26 at 6pm. “The Way Forward: Self-Determination in Cultural Expression and Representation” A discussion with filmmaker Ava Hamilton (Arapaho) and CU professor Dr. Angelica Lawson (N. Arapaho). At Boulder Public Library, Boulder Creek Room / 1001 Arapahoe Ave.

Generous support provided by: Boulder Library Foundation, CU Law School, City of Boulder Human Relations Commission Museum of Boulder, www.museumofboulder.org, 2205 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80302

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