This event provides a venue for Indigenous peoples to speak about borders, migration and belonging on Indigenous terms. In addition to a panel discussion, the event will include video and photographic storytelling by UO students about Native people in the UO community and families at Chifin Native Youth Center.
Romario Garcia Bautista (Zapotec), a junior at the UO involved with many organizations, including Ambassador Program, MEChA, Native American Student Union, and Impact
Se-ah-dom Edmo (Shoshone-Bannock, Nez Perce, Yakama), Sovereignty Program Director, Western States Center
Sven Haakanson, PhD (Sugpiaq), curator for North American anthropology and associate professor in anthropology at University of Washington
Angie Morrill PhD (Klamath Tribes), Director of Indian Education, Portland Public Schools
This event is organized by Leilani Sabzalian, Alutiiq (Education Studies) and Torsten Kjellstrand (SOJC) with support from the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, Many Nations Longhouse, and Agora Journalism Center and in cooperation with Chifin Native Youth Center and the UO Native American Student Union. It is part of the Wayne Morse Center’s 2017-2019 inquiry into Borders, Migration and Belonging.
Post-film discussion led by Portland Meet Portland director Manuel Padilla.
Over 65 million people around the world have been forced from their homes to escape famine, climate change and war in the greatest human displacement since World War II. “Human Flow” is an epic film journey that depicts this global crisis through the lens of human experience. Captured over the course of an eventful year in 23 countries, the film follows a chain of urgent human stories that stretches across the globe in countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, France, Greece, Germany, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Kenya, Mexico, and Turkey.
This event is organized by the UO student organization Define American, in partnership with the JSMA, Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, Oregon Humanities Center, and the Department of Romance Languages, among others.
The Human Flow, with a post-film discussion led by Define American chapter member Mariko Plescia.
Organized by University of Oregon Define American chapter, in partnership with the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Oregon Humanities Center, and The Department of Romance Languages, among others.