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ARCADIA–Tending the Wild, Documentary Screening & Discussion with Barbara Drake, Kat High, and Richard Bugbee
November 20, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Photo by Matthew Crotty for KCET
ARCADIA– Tending the Wild shines light on the environmental knowledge of indigenous peoples across California by exploring how they have actively shaped and tended the land for millennia, in the process developing a deep understanding of plant and animal life. This documentary examines how humans are necessary to live in balance with nature and how traditional practices can inspire a new generation of Californians to tend their environment.” —KCET
The panelists will discuss indigenous cultural relationships with plants, food, art and life.
This screening is the third in a series of programs that is part of The Sweet Breathing of Plants, Indigenous Arts of the Neshkinukat Artists exhibit on view in the Arboretum Library October 6, 2018 – December 21, 2018.
The project is made possible with support from California Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visit www.calhum.org.
Free & Open to the Public
Reservations required due to limited space, call 626.821.3213 or email Susan.Eubank@Arboretum.org
This program is part of a project that is supported by California Humanities through an Humanities for All Quick Grant.
Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden
301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, CA 91007, 626.821.3213