Artistic Practice as Scholarship

Waters Wisdoms: Honoring and Reclaiming Indigenous and Ancestral Practices in the Face of Climate Disaster

Author: Ann Mazzocca Bellecci (Christopher Newport University)

  • Waters Wisdoms: Honoring and Reclaiming Indigenous and Ancestral Practices in the Face of Climate Disaster

    Artistic Practice as Scholarship

    Waters Wisdoms: Honoring and Reclaiming Indigenous and Ancestral Practices in the Face of Climate Disaster

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Abstract

Waters Wisdoms: Honoring and Reclaiming Indigenous and Ancestral Practices in the Face of Climate Disaster is a film that centers Indigenous American and African embodied epistemologies as a response to the global climate crisis, in particular sea level rise. this film intends to honor global Indigenous embodied knowledges, the process of reclaiming ancestral heritages, and recognition of/reconnection to the harmony of the earth and our place not just within but as nature – toward viable futurity together.

Keywords: Indigenous American, African embodied epistemologies, global climate crisis, global Indigenous embodied practices, ancestral heritages, Ann Mazzocca Bellecci, Yoruba, film, communal worship

How to Cite:

Mazzocca Bellecci, A., (2024) “Waters Wisdoms: Honoring and Reclaiming Indigenous and Ancestral Practices in the Face of Climate Disaster”, the Black Theatre Review 2(2), 52-53. doi: https://doi.org/10.2458/tbtr.6054

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26 Mar 2024
Waters Wisdoms: Honoring and Reclaiming Indigenous and Ancestral Practices in the Face of Climate Disaster

Waters Wisdoms: Honoring and Reclaiming Indigenous and Ancestral Practices in the Face of Climate Disaster