Salt River Walk

United States

Running time: 12 minutes - Language: English - Year: 2020

Film Summary

In February 2020, Sharon Day (Ojibwe) led a group of Water Walkers through the Arizona desert to walk for the Salt River. Through animation and live-shot footage, this documentary travels with the Salt River Water Walkers, describing this Indigenous-led ceremony as it creates community and builds relationships with the earth through the shared goal to care for the water.

Category: Indigenous Rights

Filmmaker

Krista Davis

Krista Davis is a visual artist and filmmaker based in Yukon, Canada. Through video, animation, performance and installation, she looks for creative, sometimes fantastical strategies to shift human and non-human relationships towards a more ecologically just world. Davis’ experimental work has been presented in galleries and at festivals internationally. She is a collaborator with a number or queer and ecological projects, and co-founded the OUTeast Film Festival in Halifax Nova Scotia. Davis received her BFA at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and MFA from Arizona State University. 

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