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Understanding and Responding to Mass Incarceration

Film screening: Hollow Water

    • Saturday, February 26
      2 pm – 4 pm Register
  • Online event

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"Hollow Water" is a heartwarming film about the First Nations people in a Canadian reservation of that name. After finally escaping generations of having their children kidnapped and sexually and physically abused, even killed, in religious boarding schools designed to "kill the Indian to save the man" -- some leaders in Hollow Water dare to name the continuation of that pattern within their own community.

Many of us know how horrible "shadow prisons" in Minnesota are, and if you don't this is your chance to learn.

"Hollow Water" is a powerful and heartwarming film about the First Nations people in a Canadian reservation of that name. After finally escaping generations of having their children kidnapped and sexually and physically abused, even killed, in religious boarding schools designed to "kill the Indian to save the man," some leaders in Hollow Water dare to name the continuation of that pattern within their own community. Through a revival of political and cultural power these ordinary people endeavor and largely succeed in breaking the cycle of childhood sexual violence in their community in one generation.

Intentionally not getting into triggering details "Hollow Water" is a transforming and heartfelt exploration of what we are not doing in our criminal justice system and what we can do to get on a healing path.

Join us and invite your friends and communities: survivors of sexual violence, survivors of state violence, loved ones of both, restorative and transformative justice practitioners, experts, and, and others who are interested in seeing or learning a better way, and open to being challenged to make it happen in Minnesota, today.

Learn more about shadow porisons in Minnesota.

  1. Video: https://www.facebook.com/EndMSOP/videos/1142906862855153/
  2. Factsheet: https://docs.google.com/document/d/12XwB4pFp3KOg7XkIx19ErST5kAfWfibjov6-bjO48lk/edit?usp=sharing
  3. Powerpoint: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1osSBTiXhZf-f9zm_CGJfeuE3uRDAVTaeWxupvrneze4/edit?usp=sharing