Santa Barbara Historical Museum
136 E. De la Guerra Street
Santa Barbara, CA  93101
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Screening – “6 Generations”
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   Back by popular demand! Enjoy a free screening of 6 Generations, a documentary film by Chumash Elder Ernestine de Soto and Dr. John Johnson, in conjunction with the Museum’s exhibition, Sacred Art in the Age of Contact. In 6 Generations, Ernestine de Soto embodies six generations of history, as she gives voice to the experiences of her female ancestors, dating back to the moment of first contact, through Missionization, Revolt, and beyond. The film also recounts the story of her mother, Mary Yee, the last native speaker of the Chumashan Barbareño language, and her work to preserve the language with linguist John P. Harrington, which Ernestine has continued with Dr. John Johnson at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. The story bears profound implications for how we view the objects in the exhibition and demonstrates the continued perseverance of the Chumash peoples. Screening begins at 5:30 pm. The Museum will also be open for 1st Thursday from 5-8pm.
   Event Category & Type:   Art Exhibition ( Social Events, Openings, Mixers)

VENUE
   Santa Barbara Historical Museum, 136 E. De la Guerra Street, Santa Barbara, CA  93101

TICKETING
   Admission:  FREE to All
   Phone:  (805) 966-1601
   Internet:  Website

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   This event is ..... Open to the Public, Indoor, Handicapped Accessible, NON Smoking, Cell Phones & Pagers Permitted, Cameras & Recording Permitted, Pets & Animals Permitted, but with some restrictions, All Welcome

         

 



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