Evening at Egan Series, Oct. 2-Nov.20
The series starts Friday October 2 with a presentation by filmmaker Leonard Kamerling on the evolution of ethnographic film in the North, “Ethnographic Film and the North - A History in Three Acts”. The premiere of “Haa Yoo X̲ʼatángi K̲áx̲ K̲ulagaawú”, a film documenting the work and lives of Richard and Nora Dauenhauer and celebrating Tlingit language revitalization, is scheduled as the final event of the series November 20. The production is now in progress. In the event that the film is not ready for screening an alternate presentation on Alaska Native Languages and Culture will be planned in its place. Other presentations include “A Wolf Called Romeo” by bestselling author Nick Jans (Oct. 16) and “An Animated World” by Juneau campus faculty Ernestine Hayes, author of the 2015-16 One Campus One Book selection, “Blonde Indian: An Alaska Native Memoir” (Nov. 6). The full line-up will be published soon. All events are scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Egan Library.