“Seeding Hope and Resilience: Women Moving Mountains” is topic of talk on Nov.28
Photojournalist Rucha Chitnis attempts to test assumptions, debunk stereotypes, and shift narratives at the Menlo Park Library on Nov 28 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm.
She says she is “passionate about making the invisible visible — particularly women’s counter narratives in the face of human rights abuses, food insecurity and ecological and climate crises.”
Rucha’s talk explores what we can learn from women’s intersectional leadership. She will share some of her photography, as well as a short video of her first film, “In the Land of My Ancestors.” This documentary celebrates the life work of beloved Ohlone elder Ann Marie Sayers, who used the Indian Allotment Act to reclaim her ancestral land, which has become a refuge for many indigenous peoples who don’t have traditional lands for ceremonies