Film, Video Memorialization & Justice as an Ancestral Imperative: Two American Cases

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Title
Memorialization & Justice as an Ancestral Imperative: Two American Cases
Summary
The role of orally transmitted ancestral memory in ongoing struggles to overcome past injustices is proving critical in the struggle for human rights, civil rights and justice. In this context, the presentation reflects on two path-breaking cases of recent public memorialization: the Moiwana Massacre, which took place in the Republic of Suriname, South America and the Sand Creek Massacre in Colorado.
Event Date
June 25, 2015
Related Resources
American Folklife Center: https://www.loc.gov/folklife/
Civil Rights History Project: https://www.loc.gov/collections/civil-rights-history-project/about-this-collection/
Many Paths to Freedom: Looking Back, Looking Ahead at the Long Civil Rights Movement: https://www.loc.gov/folklife/civilrights/events/
Running Time
1 hours 28 minutes 48 seconds
Online Format
video

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