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Smithsonian Event at the Anchorage Museum: Alaska Native Film "Project Chariot"

Sunday October 14th at 3 pm. Admission free.

Hist Inpq Project Chariot Crew 2007bIn 1958, the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission planned to detonate thermonuclear bombs near North America’s oldest continually inhabited settlement. This documentary by Iñupiaq filmmaker Rachel Naninaaq Edwardson tells the dramatic story of an Iñupiaq village that stopped the most powerful agency of its time. This film’s Anchorage premiere is in anticipation of the Alaska Federation of Natives conference. A Q&A follows with UAA College of Education Professor Paul Ongtooguk and UAA Alaska Native Studies Program Director Maria Williams.