Ava Hamilton – Chief Niwot Series – This Thursday at NARF


Chief Niwot Series – Thursday’s Talk

Thursday, October 25, 2012 – 7:00 PM

at the Native American Rights Fund

1506 Broadway, Boulder, CO 

In conjunction with the powerful exhibit, Chief Niwot ~ Legend & Legacy, the Boulder History Museum and the Native American Rights Fund are proud to co-sponsor a thought-provoking series of programs presented by distinguished historians and guests. This series further explores the culture of the Arapaho people, regional historical figures, the devastating effects of the Sand Creek Massacre, as well as contemporary Native Americans on the Wind River Reservation and in urban centers.


This Thursday • An Arapaho Woman’s Perspective on Local History

Ava Hamilton

Longtime Boulder resident and filmmaker Ava Hamilton will present an informal talk offering her personal view of local history as an Arapaho woman. Ava is the director of Everything has a Spirit, which premiered at the 1994 Sundance Film Festival and won the First Place Documentary Award at the 1994 American Indian Film and Video Competition in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She attended Southwestern State University in Weatherford, Oklahoma, and the University of Colorado, Boulder. Since 2005 she has taught video production classes at Rough Rock High School on the Navajo Reservation. She trained as a filmmaker at the Anthropology Film Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Hamilton is the president of the Native American Producers.



Purchase tickets online through PayPal.
• $10 per program or Series Package of all 8 programs for $80
• $5 per program or Series Package of all 8 for $40 for Museum Members and NARF Donors (Save money and become a BHM Member today!).

For more information or questions, please contact the Museum at 303/449.3464.

For a complete list of the series, click here.

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