Should you stand on sacred ground ?

Are you interested in learning more about the next topic in the Center for Ethics (CFE) event series,
“Standing on Sacred Ground”? Here is a list of readings and a movie, compiled from library resources and the web, to aid in understanding respect for the sacred lands of indigenous communities. The topic will be addressed by filmmaker Christopher McLeod and project collaborator and Winnemem Wintu Tribal Chief, Caleen Sisk at the next CFE event on February 26th.

Christopher McLeod – Readings

In the Light of Reverence. Directed by Christopher McLeod, Jessica Abbe, Peter Coyote, Tantoo Cardinal, Vine Deloria, William Perry Pendley, Deb Liggett, Charles F Wilkinson, Lee Wayne Lomayestewa, Vernon Masayesva, Janet R Balsom, Kathy Hammond, Sharon Heywood, Rowena Pattee Kryder, Caleen Sisk-Franco, Independent Television Service, Native American Public Telecommunications, Inc, Sacred Land Film Project, Bullfrog Films, and Bullfrog Films, Inc. Bullfrog Films, 2002. DVD.

McLeod, Christopher (Toby). Standing on Sacred Ground Director’s Blog. 2018.

McLeod, Christopher (Toby). “Sacred Land Film Project: Notes from Hallowed Ground.” Earth Island Journal 26, no. 1 (Spring 2011): 18-19.

Suhr-Sytsma, Mandy. “In the Light of Reverence and the Rhetoric of American Indian Religious Freedom.” Wicazo Sa Review 28, no. 2 (Fall 2013): 60-86.

Genzlinger, Neil. “Television Review: If Land Is Called Sacred, Bitter Disputes Can Erupt P.O.V. In the Light of Reverence.” New York Times, Aug 14, 2001.

About this list

Kelly Cannon, Humanities & Business Librarian, compiles supplemental reading lists for each speaker on the Center for Ethics schedule. Look for readings to be posted on the library blog about one week before each speaker’s visit.

The Center for Ethics has announced the speakers and event schedule for Spring 2019. Read about it here.

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