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The Coyote Way: Going Back Home

Introduced by director Missy Whiteman

Part of INDIgenesis: Indigenous Filmmakers, Past and Present

The Walker presents the area premiere of Missy Whiteman’s The Coyote Way: Going Back Home. This sci-fi docu-narrative follows Charlie, who is forced to choose between joining a Native street gang or going on an epic pilgrimage. Featuring an entirely Native American cast, the film was shot in the Minneapolis neighborhoods of Phillips and Little Earth. 2016, US, 30 minutes.

Whiteman (Northern Arapahoe and Kickapoo Nations) is a writer, producer, and director as well as a digital media consultant through her production company Independent Indigenous Film and Media. Her films incorporate indigenous languages, teachings, and values as a means of documentation, revitalization, and preservation.

Related Event with the Little Earth Arts Collective

Thursday, March 16, 5 pm
Star Tribune Foundation Art Lab
Join us before the screening in the Art Lab to explore themes and stories from Whiteman’s film The Coyote Way: Going Back Home through interactive activities presented by the Little Earth Arts Collective.

Free Shuttle Service

Free shuttle service will be available from Little Earth to the Walker before the screening and Art Lab activity. The shuttle will pick up passengers at the parking lot of the Little Earth Residents Association (2495 18th Ave S, Minneapolis) at 5:30 pm and 6:30 pm. Return service will be offered after the screening at 8:30 pm.