Celebrate Earth Day: Transnational Indigenous Movements for Land, Water, and Home

Join the UGA Geography Department in celebrating Earth Day with a virtual screening of the film “The Condor and the Eagle,” accompanied by a virtual panel discussion on April 28 recognizing the coalitional work of Indigenous communities across las américas to defend land, water, and home. The film link will be sent upon registration and will be accessible until April 30.

Hosted by the Social Justice Committee of the Geography Graduate Student Association.

Register here to receive the link to the film and the panel.

Film: The Condor and the Eagle 

Four Indigenous leaders embark on an extraordinary trans-continental adventure from the Canadian Boreal forests to deep into the heart of the Amazonian jungle to unite the peoples of North and South America and deepen the meaning of “Climate Justice”. The Condor & The Eagle documentary offers a glimpse into a developing spiritual renaissance as the film's four protagonists learn from each other’s long legacy of resistance to colonialism and its extractive economy. Watch the trailer: https://thecondorandtheeagle.com/

The link to the film will be sent upon registration and will be accessible until April 30.

Panel: Transnational Indigenous Movements for Land, Water, and Home

Wednesday, April 28 from 3-4:30pm, Online through Zoom (Register for the link)

This panel conversation brings together UGA graduate students whose life experiences and academic work speak to the complex transnational coalitions addressed in "The Condor and the Eagle": From Indigenous women in Ecuador protecting community water systems, to urban native resistance to climate apartheid in North America, to the intimate connections between housing justice and climate justice, this conversation brings a critical geography lens to transnational movements for land, water, and home.

Featuring UGA graduate students: Estefanía Palacios, Maya Henderson, and Jessica Martínez. Facilitated by Vanessa Raditz. Please email any questions to vanessa.raditz@uga.edu.

Wednesday, April 28 from 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Virtual Event

Event Type

Lectures and Discussions

Department
Department of Geography
Event Contact Name

Vanessa Raditz

Event Contact Phone Number

202-510-6861

Event Contact Email

vlr14462@uga.edu

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