Native Hawaiians and Aboriginal Australians resist threats to their sacred places in a growing international movement to defend human rights and protect the environment. In Australia's Northern Territory, Aboriginal clans maintain Indigenous Protected Areas and resist the destructive effects of a mining boom. In Hawai`i, indigenous ecological and spiritual practices are used to restore the sacred island of Kaho`olawe after 50 years of military use as a bombing range.

Featuring Patrick Dodson (Yawuru), Emmett Aluli and Davianna McGregor (Hawai`i), Winona LaDuke (Anishinaabe), Oren Lyons (Onondaga), Satish Kumar and Barry Lopez.



The other titles in the series are

PILGRIMS AND TOURISTS In the Altai Republic of Russia and in Northern California, indigenous shamans resist massive government projects that threaten nature and culture.

PROFIT AND LOSS From Papua New Guinea to the tar sands of Alberta, Canada, native people fight the loss of land, water, and health to mining and oil industries.

FIRE AND ICE From the Gamo Highlands of Ethiopia to the Andes of Peru, indigenous highland communities battle threats to their forests, farms, and faith.

57 minutes
SDH Captioning for the Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing

Directed by Christopher McLeod
Co-Producers: Jessica Abbe, Jennifer Huang
Writer: Jessica Abbe
Editors: Quinn Costello
Storytellers: Rhoda Roberts, Luana Busby-Neff
Associate Producers: Erin Lee, Marlo McKenzie, Ashley Tindall
Videographers: Will Parrinello, Andrew Black
Sound: David Wendlinger
Composer: Stefan Smith, Charles Johnson, Kawika Kahiapo
Narrator: Graham Greene
A Presentation of Pacific Islanders in Communications and Vision Maker Media
A Production of the Sacred Land Film Project of Earth Island Institute


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