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Gather: Film Resource Guide

"Gather is an intimate portrait of the growing movement amongst Native Americans to reclaim their spiritual, political and cultural identities through food sovereignty, while battling the trauma of centuries of genocide."

Native Food and Land

Indigenous Food Sovereignty in the United States
The Sioux Chef's Indigenous Kitchen
Buffalo Bird Woman's Garden
Plants Have So Much to Give Us, All We Have to Do Is Ask
Original Local
Eating the Landscape: American Indian Stories of Food, Identity, and Resilience
Braiding Sweetgrass
Our Knowledge Is Not Primitive
Onigamiising
Recovering Our Ancestors' Gardens
Mni Sota Makoce: The Land of the Dakota

Native Culture & Ways of Knowing

Recovering the Sacred
Beloved Child
The Everlasting Sky
The Language Warrior's Manifesto
My Grandfather's Knocking Sticks
Ojibwe in Minnesota
As We Have Always Done
Warrior Nation
Original Instructions

#OwnVoices Youth Literature

Artists

Synopsis

Gather follows the stories of natives on the frontlines of a growing movement to reconnect with spiritual and cultural identities that were devastated by genocide. An indigenous chef embarks on an ambitious project to reclaim ancient food ways on the Apache reservation; in South Dakota a gifted Lakota high school student, raised on a buffalo ranch, is proving her tribes native wisdom through her passion for science; and a group of young men of the Yurok tribe in Northern California are struggling to keep their culture alive and rehabilitate the habitat of their sacred salmon.

All these stories combine to show how the reclaiming and recovery of ancient food ways is a way forward for native Americans to bring back health and vitality to their people.

Virtual Events

Join us for a synchronous virtual viewing of the film “GATHER: The Fight to Revitalize our Native Foodways” and a panel discussion about Indigenous Food Sovereignty with local Native American community members and advocates. Both events are free, but registration is required. Please register for the event before 12am midnight, Sunday, November 22. A link to the screening will be sent to you on the day of the event.

Register here: http://bit.ly/StKatesGather

Gather Film Screening
Monday, November 23, 4 - 5:30pm
Gather Film Screening

Discussion Panel on Indigenous Food Sovereignty
Tuesday, November 24, 4 - 5:30pm

Indigenous Food Sovereignty Resources

Videos

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