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September 10, 2020

Garrison Institute Forum: Pathways to Planetary Health – Victor Masayesva and Jonathan F.P. Rose

On Thursday September 10th at 2:00pm EDT, the Garrison Institute Forum Series on Pathways to Planetary Health will host Hopi Independent Filmmaker and dry land farmer Victor Masayesva in conversation with Garrison Institute Co-Founder Jonathan F.P. Rose about climate, Covid-19, ceremonies and stewardship.  These conversations aim to expand our understanding around how each of us can play a role in supporting a regenerative, just and prosperous world, nurturing the health and wellbeing of all of life.

This live webinar will be conducted on Zoom at 2pm EDT on Thursday September 10th. The webinar link will be emailed to participants within twenty-four hours of your registration. Registration for this live webinar closes at 1pm EDT on September 10th. Please note that participation in the live webinar on Zoom is limited to the first 1,000 attendees. We will also be live-streaming this program on our Youtube.

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. Our vision for a more just, compassionate world has never felt more urgent. While we cannot share physical space together, we remain committed to a shared practice of social and spiritual care. We are thankful for the opportunity to create a virtual sanctuary during this time of physical distancing. If you feel called to support our work, we welcome your tax-deductible contribution toward our efforts. If you have any questions about this event, please contact us at events@garrisoninstitute.org.


Victor Masayesva, Jr., a member of the Hopi Tribe from Hoatvela Village,  has been a life long advocate for the implementation of the indigenous aesthetic in multimedia productions. He has promoted this aesthetic by curating programs at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC and serving as artist in residence at the School of Art Institute of Chicago, Walker Art Center, Banff Centre for the Arts and featured director and jurist at the Yamagata International Film Festival, and the CLACPI Festival in La Paz, Bolivia. 

Honored with the American Film Institute’s Maya Deren Award, Masayesva is a Hopi Independent filmmaker who has been at the forefront of experimental filmmaking in the Native American media community. 
His publications include, Husk of Time. from the University of Arizona Press and his photographs are in the permanent collections at the Center for Creative Photography. Tucson, AZ.,  Museum of Modern Art. NYC,  Houston Museum of  Art. Houston, TX, and the Corcoran Gallery. Washington DC.

Victor, a ceremonial leader for his clan, practices dry land farming on his family’s land, where he faces the challenges of stewardship in a time of climate change and cultural shifts.


Jonathan F.P. Rose’s business, public policy, and not-for-profit work focus on creating a more environmentally, socially, and economically responsible world. Jonathan and his wife Diana Calthorpe Rose are the co-founders of the Garrison Institute. He serves on its Board and leads its Pathways to Planetary Health program.

This Forum Conversation has been sponsored by Edward Skloot.

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