Sunday, January 28, 4:45 pm, Market Hall

Keep Talking

Keep Talking

  • Karen Weinberg
  • 81 minutes
  • 2017
  • USA
  • Sunday, January 28, 4:45 pm, Market Hall

Sponsored by Cambium Inc.; Chanie Wenjack School for Indigenous Studies; Dancing the Circle of Right Relations; RCE Peterborough-Kawarthas-Haliburton; Shining Water Presbytery; Women’s Event Committee; YWCA Peterborough Haliburton

Language is life, and revitalizing the Kodiak Alutiiq language gives life to Indigenous youth in Alaska.

Filmed over five years, Keep Talking is about revitalizing a language with fewer than 40 remaining speakers. From bright-eyed, mischievous grannies, to best friends who start an immersion program for preschoolers, and a shy 13-year-old who blossoms into a confident, aspiring teacher, strong women are at the heart of the effort to reclaim the Alutiiq language. Interweaving personal narratives, local history, animated legends,