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Unspoken Americas: Native American Boarding Schools

September 23, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The 20th annual Las Vegas Jewish Film Festival (LVJFF) is presenting a free online screening of a PBS documentary film entitled Unspoken Americas: Native American Boarding Schools, as part of its ongoing virtual film series. A webinar discussion of the documentary will be on Wednesday, September 23 at 5:00 p.m. moderated by Joshua Abbey, Director of LVJFF featuring Justice Raquel Montoya-Lewis and Professor Andrew Woolford Ph.D. with the University of Manitoba. 

A webinar discussion of the documentary will be moderated by Joshua Abbey, Director of LVJFF featuring Justice Raquel Montoya-Lewis and Professor Andrew Woolford Ph.D. with the University of Manitoba.

  • Justice Raquel Montoya-Lewis is the first Native American Justice to serve on the Washington State Supreme Court, and the second Native American to serve on a state supreme court nationwide. Justice Montoya-Lewis has spent her career as a practicing attorney, tribal court judge, superior court judge, associate professor, and advocate for juvenile justice reform, equity, and tribal communities

  • Professor Andrew Woolford Ph.D. is the former president of the International Association of Genocide Scholars whose research is centered in the field of genocide studies, with specific emphasis on cultural techniques of group destruction deployed against Indigenous Peoples in North America. He is the author of This Benevolent Experiment: Indigenous Boarding Schools, Genocide and Redress in North America.

The documentary discussion is on Wednesday, September 23 at 5:00 p.m. Click here to register.

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Date:
September 23, 2020
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5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.lvjff.org/2019-films/2020/9/23/unspoken-americas-native-american-boarding-schools-screening-and-discussion

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