Washington D.C. Premiere
INDIGENOUS PLANT DIVA
INDIGENOUS PLANT DIVA (Canada, 2008, 10 min.)
Washington, D.C. Premiere In the language of the Squamish Nation, Cease Wyss was given the name ‘T’Uy‘Tanat,’ meaning “Woman who travels by canoe to gather medicines for all people.” In director Kamala Todd’s lyrical portrait, Wyss reveals the remarkable healing powers of plants growing among the sprawling urban streets of downtown Vancouver. Directed by Kamala Todd. Produced by Selwyn Jacob.
Introduced by Melissa Bisagni, Media Initiatives Program Manager, National Museum of the American Indian.
Shown with THE GIFT OF PACHAMAMA
FREE. The screening begins at 7 pm.
This program is one of the Museum’s “Dinner and A Movie” events. The Museum’s Zagat-rated Mitsitam Native Foods Café offers a full menu from 5 to 6:30 pm.