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Can't Stop the Water, Film - Native American Tribe: Sea Levels w/ Oil Pollution

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Tuesday, April 14, 3pm EDT:  Today’s featured film on Progressive Film Hour is Can’t Stop the Water,  a film about Climate Change refugees right here in our own country: they are a Native American tribe and they are in the New Orleans area.

To discuss the film are its director/producer Rebecca Ferris, chief of the tribe, Chief Albert, and Julie Maldonado.

Rebecca Marshall Ferris, Director and Producer or Can’t Stop the Water began her career with the renowned documentary film company, Pennebaker Hegedus Films, serving as associate producer on their films Down From The MountainStartup.comOnly The Strong Survive, andElaine Stritch at Liberty.

 Julie Koppel Maldonado obtained her doctorate in Anthropology from American University in 2014. Her doctoral research focused on the experiences of environmental change and displacement in tribal communities in coastal Louisiana. 

Chief Albert P. Naquin is the Traditional Chief of the Isle de Jean Charles Band of Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw, located in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana. Chief  He has been the chief since 1997.

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