Indigenous International Film Festival Oct. 14, 2019
|Jean Whitehorse at AIM West |
Photo Brenda Norrell
Tonight, Monday, October, 14, in San Francisco, AIM West hosts the film 'Ama,' the story of Dineh Jean Whitehorse and the United States sterilization of Native women
By Tony Gonzales
SAN FRANCISCO -- On Indigenous Peoples Day, October 14, at San Francisco’s Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St., starting at 7 pm, AIM-WEST hosts the 9th International Film Festival.
In the film, 'Ama,' Ms. Jean Whitehorse, Dine/Navajo, shares her own personal story. The film was recently released. Ama is about the sterilization of Indigenous women conducted in the USA by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Services. Jean was among the estimated 70,000 victims that equals to a genocide, or lost generations!
There is a donation requested at the door! First come!
Future AIM-WEST activities:
November 25-26, AIM West Coast Conference at 2969 Mission Street in San Francisco. Special AIM guest include Madonna Thunder Hawk, Bill Means, Len Foster, Puksu Igualikinya (Kuna-Panama), Tom Poor Bear, Carol Standing Elk, Fred Short, and more!
November 27, annual Unthanksgiving Feast of the “Eagle and the Condor” at 362 Capp St. in San Francisco from 4-8 pm;
November 30, annual Red Blues musical concert benefit for AIM-WEST, at 362 Capp St. in SF doors open at 6:30 with Bobby Young Project, Funkanuts, and The Firebirds Blues Band (not in order) there will be cover charge a door, no one turned away.
Support your local AIM organization!
Ajo! All my relations!