Elsie Mae Begay, Navajo activist and community member featured in the film, Navajo nuclear scientist Perry Charley and director Jeff Spitz will hold a post-show discussion on the progress of the EPA clean-up currently removing thousands of tons of radioactive waste from Begay’s backyard.
This event is part of an Oregon college tour organized by Linda Richards, a Sylff fellow enrolled in the History of Science PhD program at Oregon State University. For more information, please see Richards’ recent article on Return of Navajo Boy.
Wednesday, October 5
12PM: Potluck Kickoff
3PM: The Return of Navajo Boy Screening
4:15PM: Post-screening discussion
6PM: Indigenous rights panel discussion
9PM: Second screening of The Return of Navajo Boy
Where: Southern Oregon University, 1250 Siskiyou Boulevard Ashland, OR 97520. Rogue River Room, Ashland Campus.