April 4th – Book Reading with Sherri Mitchell and Film Screening: Dancing With the Cannibal Giant – SoRo Library

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BALE and the Royalton Memorial Library…

…are hosting a very special event on Wed., April 4 at 7 PM at the Library, 23 Alexander Pl., South Royalton.  It’s a movie, a book reading, and powerful talk by Sherri Mitchell, indigenous-rights lawyer, activist and author.  Mitchell will read from her new book, Sacred Instructions: Indigenous Wisdom for Living Spirit-Based Change, and talk from her perspective as a wise indigenous leader. This will be followed by a 45-minute documentary film (produced by BALE) that features Sherri entitled “Dancing with the Cannibal Giant: Five New Stories for the Great Transition.” Free.  For more info, contact Chris HERE or Marianne HERE.

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Dancing With the Cannibal Giant: 5 New Stories for the Great Transition

Come see this documentary capturing 5 remarkable stories of people and places that are transforming the world.  Dancing With the Cannibal Giant is a film that follows the work and inspiration of people like Leah Penniman of Soul Fire Farm, Alixa Garcia and Naima Penniman of Climbing Poetree , or Gillian Kapteyn and Russell Comstock of Metta Earth Institute.

The film screening will be accompanied by a discussion designed to move us beyond disempowerment and despair, into spaces of action and hope.

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“It’s 3:23 in the morning and I’m awake because my great great grandchildren won’t let me sleep. My great great grandchildren ask me in dreams what did you do while the planet was plundered what did you do when the earth was unraveling, surely you did something…” – Drew Dellinger


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