SFA’s monthly Culture & Society Learning Exchange presents:
A Screening and Discussion of Food, Water and Traditional Knowledge in Arid Lands
April 23, 2017
The Loft Cinema
3233 East Speedway Boulevard | Tucson, AZ
This short film highlights multigenerational, community-based, and culturally embedded models of food and water sustainability in arid lands from practitioners and teachers of Indigenous and Traditional Knowledge from the Southwest and around the globe. Produced by the UA College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, it was directed by Anna Augustowska (Running time: 15:19).
Dr. Maribel Alvarez facilitates a post-film discussion with local experts from the film: Dr. Patrisia Gonzales, UA Dept. of Mexican American Studies and the Native American Research and Training Center; Melodie A. Lopez, President of Indigenous Strategies, LLC.; and Imelda Cortez, Tierra Y Libertad.
Tucson organizations San Xavier Co-op Farm, Iskashitaa Refugee Network and Native Seeds/SEARCH will be on site sharing products, edibles, and information.
Free and open to the public.