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Chinantec Resistance: Return to Osila

Thursday, February 9, 2017// 5:30 - 7pm // Meeting Room D (Student Community Center)
When Feb 09, 2017
from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PM
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Chinantec Resistence: Return to Osila documents the story of Laura Galvez’s return to Osila, Oaxaca, Mexico after having immigrated to the United States Fifteen years ago. The documentary delves into the complexities of returning home after a long absence, identity, and local Indigenous resistence against the construction of a hydroelectric dam. Join us for the screening of this documentary on Thursday February 9 in Meeting room D of the Student Community Center.

 

Laura Galvez is currently a fourth year undergraduate student at the University of California, Davis majoring in Native American Studies and Chicana/o Studies.  


Laura Galvez: lggalvez@ucdavis.edu 

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