THE CANARY EFFECT: Kill the Indian, Save the Man a film by Robin Davey & Yellow Thunder Woman
Based on facts, the Award Winning documentary, The Canary Effect is a culmination of Yellow Thunder Woman’s first hand experience growing up as a Native American and Robin’s passionate empathy of the need to bring such truths to a wider audience. This is the directors, Robin Davey & Yellow Thunder Woman’s debut film and has been a hit on the International film festival circuit.
Delving deep into the often misunderstood and frequently over looked historic realities if the American Indian, The Canary Effect follows the terrifying and horrific abuses instilled upon the Indigenous people of North America, and details the genocidal practices of the US government and its continuing affects on present
day Indian country.
Featuring interviews with the leading scholars and experts on Indian issues including controversial author Ward Churchill, the film brings together the past and present in a way never before captured so eloquently and boldly on film.
To order a full copy visit thecanaryeffect.com.
The Trailer for The Canary Effect is provided below:
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Former Arcata City Council Member
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