As Long as the Rivers Flow -- a film about the Grassy Narrows struggle
Monday July 11, 2011
7:30 p.m. start
OISE, room 2212
252 Bloor Street West
Join OPIRG Toronto for a free screening of As Long as the River Flows and a Q&A with Taina DaSilva (Grassy Narrows Blockader) and a TBA Grassy Narrows Supporter.
In December 2002, the Indigenous youth of Grassy Narrows began laying down in the path of industrial logging trucks, blocking their access to traditional lands and sparking what has become the longest standing blockade in Canadian History.
Produced by Dave Clement of Thunder Bay Indymedia, As Long as the River Flows: The Story of the Grassy Narrows Blockade documents the story of the blockade and shows the struggle for environmental justice and self-determination that Grassy Narrows First Nation is a part of.
Please refrain from wearing scents. The space is accessible. Unfortunately, we do not currently have ASL.
This is a child-friendly space: what we mean by that -- there will be someone who will hang with your kids (in the back of the room, sorry no seperate rooms (fuck separation! yay for multi-generational spaces!) and/or we are happy to have kids in the space that may want to be with their parents -- making all the noises and taking the space that kids take. Any way that parents need support -- please let us know -- and if you can let us know ahead of time of specific needs you think you may have, please email: [email protected]. We will do our best to accommodate.
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