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In the Light of Reverence


73 minutes
Source: Bullfrog Films

In the Light of Reverence tells the story of three indigenous communities and the sacred lands they struggle to protect: the Lakota of the Great Plains, the Hopi of the Four Corners area, and the Wintu of northern California. These dilemmas raise profound questions about America's future as a multicultural society: can we accommodate diverse cultures, histories, and philosophies into our educational system and our land-use policies? Must the 'majority' sacrifice rights to use public lands or pursue happiness to protect 'minority' religions? Whether those special places are on public land or private property, how does our society decide how best to protect them and who may use them?

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