We Still Live Here-Âs Nutayuneân

We Still Live Here-Âs Nutayuneân

Sun, 11/13/2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

WXXI's Community Cinema invites you to a free screening of We Still Live Here-Âs Nutayuneân.

Join us Sunday, November 13 from 2-4 pm. for WXXI's Community Cinema presentation of We Still Live Here-Âs Nutayuneân. The event is free and open to the public. The screening will be held at WXXI's Studios (280 State Street), and will be followed by a panel discussion. Panelists for the discussion to be announced soon.

The Wampanoag saved the Pilgrims from starvation, and lived to regret it. Spurred on by their celebrated linguist Jessie Little Doe Baird, the Wampanoag of Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard are reviving their language more than a century after the last native speaker died. 

Panelists include:

Dr. Kathy Gill, a retired clinical psychologist, has worked in outpatient and inpatient settings throughout the United States with people experiencing difficulty in adjusting to physical and emotional disabilities. She was born in Rochester, NY and earned her undergraduate degree at St. Louis University and her graduate degrees at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, OH. She has been teaching taiji quan and qigong for thirty years to patients, staff, veterans and the general public, which she continues currently, both with the Rochester Tai Chi Chuan Center and independently. She lived for twenty years in the Boston area, where she was honored to be welcomed to participate in social and spiritual gatherings with the Wampanoag people.

Tom Lappas, PhD is Associate Professor of History at Nazareth College of Rochester.  His research and teaching interests include Native American and Colonial history, primarily in the northeastern United States and French Canada. 

To learn more about WXXI's Community Cinema and upcoming screenings, click here.