The Sacred Place Where Life Begins: Gwich’in Women Speak directed by Miho Aida is an award-winning short film that explores the relationship between Gwich'in Women, an Alaska Native People living in what is now known as the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, and the Porcupine Caribou herd which is the basis for their subsistence lifestyle and culture. For more info, view the website here: http://mihoaida.com/gwichin/.
Miho will be presenting her film and book on additional dates, see here the 2016 Hawai'i Film & Book Tour.
The film screening with be followed by discussion and book signing with Miho, director and one of 25 authors of the new book: We Are The Arctic Book website here: http://www.wearethearctic.org/we-are-arctic-book. More about Miho here:http://www.mihoaida.com/
Tuesday, June 14 at 6:30 PM Free & open to the public 3167 Waiʻalae Avenue, Honolulu 96816
Light refreshment will be served!
Co-Sponsors: The Sierra Club, Hawaiʻi Wildlife Fund, Conservation Council of Hawaiʻi, Hawaiʻi Interfaith Power and Light, and Alaska Wilderness League.