Friday, May 6 @ 7:30-9:30 pm PDT
Saturday, May 7 @ 7:30-9:30 pm PDT
Whale People: Protectors of the Sea is an outdoor exhibition featuring a 3,000 pound orca totem pole, salmon carvings, and an award-winning IMAX-style film projection that tells the story of today’s environmental emergency through the figure of the orca.
This exhibit, film projection, and public program featuring Indigenous artists and organizers is presented as a part of the ‘Snake River to Salish Sea: Spirit of the Waters Totem Pole Journey’, dedicated to the removal of the Snake River dams.
7:30–8:30 pm PDT: Opening program with blessing, speakers, and song
8:30–9:30 pm: Exhibition viewing (13-minute IMAX-style film screens on a loop)
Emu Green at the University of Oregon
– House of Tears Carvers
– The Natural History Museum
– University of Oregon: UO Student Sustainability Center, Center for Environmental Futures, UO Philosophy Department, UO Environmental Studies Program, UO Native American Student Union, UO Many Nations Longhouse
This program is made possible with support from Myer Memorial Trust.