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Sámi Albmotbeaiivi

  • Pacific Lutheran University 12180 South Park Avenue Tacoma, WA, 98444 United States (map)

Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers will present her award winning documentary, "Bihttoš" (2014), a 14 min, documentary for which she is writer/director/co-producer. It is about her family background of her Sámi father and his activism in ČSV, as well has her mother of the Kainai First Nation in Canada. She will also give a presentation about her family, the film, and her own activism. She may show some of her other films as well.

Elle-Máijá is an alumni of the Berlinale Talent Lab and a member of the Embargo Collective II. She was presented with the 2014 Vancouver Mayor’s Arts Award as an emerging artist in film and new media and was included in CBC’s list of “Indigenous Youth Leaders: 5 Under 30 to Watch in 2015.”

http://elle-maija-tailfeathers.com/

Ingram Hall (PLU) 
1010 122nd St. S. Tacoma, WA 98447

Look for building #10 in the top NW corner of campus
http://www.plu.edu/campus-safety/wp-content/uploads/sites/130/2014/10/csin-brochure.pdf

This is a free event.
A reception with light refreshments will be served afterwards, as well as viewing access to a current textiles exhibit which contains a few Sámi textiles from Norway.

Sponsored by the Scandinavian Cultural Center of PLU.