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Young Lakota

A young Lakota woman, Sunny Clifford, returns to the Pine Ridge Reservation and is inspired by her tribe’s first female president, Cecelia Fire Thunder.

When: Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, 6 p.m.

Where: MultiCultural Ctr., Channel Islands Rd., UCSB, CA

Cost: Free

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Movies

Description:

A young Lakota woman, Sunny Clifford, returns to the Pine Ridge Reservation and is inspired by her tribe’s first female president, Cecelia Fire Thunder. Cecelia defies a South Dakota law banning abortion by threatening to build a women’s clinic on the reservation. Embroiled in a controversial political season that hinges on reproductive rights and tribal sovereignty, Sunny and others are drawn into a political firestorm that changes the course of their lives. Marion Lipschutz & Rose Rosenblatt, 82 min., English, 2012, USA. Co-sponsored by the EOP-American Indian Cultural Resource Center.

Phone: 805-893-8411

Event posted Jan. 13, 2014
Last updated Jan. 14, 2014

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