A MEETING OF SACRED WATERS | Te Huinga Wai Tapu
NZ: 19 November 2021
A Meeting of Sacred Waters (translated from Te Huinga Wai Tapu in Māori) is a virtual gathering that provides a space for sharing Indigenous worldviews, values and perspectives to reclaim the health of the world’s rivers. Through the experiences of Indigenous peoples of the Whanganui and Colorado Rivers, this global exchange explores and honors the Indigenous knowledge vital to healing our ancestral waters. The event welcomes all those who envision a sustainable future, including leaders and representatives from Indigenous nations and communities; Non-Governmental Organizations; local, state, regional, national and international governments; universities and research institutions; businesses and social enterprises; students; and others
FROM THE MOUNTAINS TO THE SEA |
Many Nations, One Journey to Heal our Rivers
Tribal leaders travel from Arizona to New Zealand to meet the Māori peoples of the Whanganui River who achieved an astounding legal victory for their ancestral river. A powerful encounter of peoples that seeds a new vision for the Colorado River.
The World Premiere of the film, From the Mountain to the Sea, will be on November 18, 2021 at 1-day virtual gathering of Indigenous voices about the health and healing of our rivers.
A Red Star International Production.
Directed by Anna Marbrook.
Produced by Anna Marbrook and Aleena Kawe
Executive Producer: Turama Hawira, Te Pou Tupua