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Sustainability Film Series: Gather

Sustainability Film & Facilitated Discussion Series presents

Gather (75 min.)


Native Americans on the front lines of a growing movement reconnect with spiritual and cultural identities that were devastated by genocide (2020).

Discussion Facilitators

Sierra Ayers (coming soon)

Rachael Pressley
Regional Planner for the Western U.P. Planning & Development Region

Rachael Pressley's planning responsibilities include Rural Food System, Hazard Mitigation, Recreation, Environmental, Non-motorized Transportation, and general grant writing / project development. She also provides support to the Western UP Food Systems Collaborative, the UP Food Exchange, the Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative, and the UP Arts and Cultural Alliance.


FREE. $5 suggested donation per film to support the Sustainability Film Series is appreciated. Make donation online or in-person at the film showing

Refreshments provided by the Keweenaw Land Trust.

Cosponsored by

Michigan Tech Office of Sustainability and Resilience, Keweenaw Land Trust, Keweenaw Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative, Friends of the Land of Keweenaw, Refill U.P., MTU College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, MTU Department of Social Sciences Sustainability Science Program, MTU Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geospatial Engineering, Michigan Tech Center for Science and Environmental Outreach, Sustainability Demonstration House, MI Tech Great Lakes Research Center, and MTU Students for Sustainability.

Questions about the film series, contact Alan Turnquist at