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Wild & Scenic Film Festival

April 15 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Wild and Scenic Film Festival

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Saturday, April 15th 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Event Description: The Wild & Scenic Film Festival works with environmental groups across the globe to host the film festival to reach into their communities and bring together a diverse audience. The goal is to use film to inspire activism. Landmark Conservancy hosts the festival to increase community understanding of our connection with the planet and role as stewards to protect it for future generations.

Location: Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe University in Hayward, WI

Guest Speaker, Paul DeMain

Presentation: Land Back – Time for Reconciliation and Self-Sufficiency

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Paul DeMain

Paul DeMain also known as Skabewis, (Oneida/Ojibwe) is a Bear Clan Citizen of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin. A former news editor, DeMain is currently the Chairman of Honor The Earth, and a Board member of Akiing 8th Fire, both organizations involved in community organizing,  land back programs with Indigenous based projects involved with hemp, thermal solar and agricultural farming programs.

DeMain will briefly discuss several of the projects he is currently involved with on Madeline Island and the region that involve land back acquisitions and potential future conservation of important bogs, rivers and forested lands that have produced food and medicines for Native people for thousands of years.

Check out the Film Festival Trailer!

Details

Date:
April 15
Time:
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm