• conciousness5

    SHADOW NATION...THE FILM

    Focusing on North America, the film reinforces the idea to act locally to infuse global action. The documentary lays out specific solutions and global ideas, illustrating a blueprint for a better way forward. It presents solutions to the planet’s currently dire situation by enacting proven methods of independent and sustainable living through community involvement, art and music. Ultimately it reveals how a new culture that utilizes the best of both native and non-native’s views of governing, managing economy and spiritual balance is possible......

  • conciousness

    Traveling the back roads, we search for a truth that can speak to power.

    We visit Pueblo, Zuni, Navajo, Hopi and Ute reservations in New Mexico, Arizona and Colorado. During their sometimes emotional, occasionally hysterical and always moving odyssey, they discover qualities inherent in indigenous people’s world-views that should be recognized and adopted by everyone in order to live happier, more meaningful lives. The members of Shadowtrain engage a variety of opinions from notable activists, authors, elders and shaman, government officials, clergy, teachers, tribe and council members, Bureau of Indian Affairs and members of the American Indian Movement (AIM)......

  • conciousness3

    SHADOW NATION...the film

    Shadow Nation: Under a Crooked Sky explores a hybrid way of life merging modern society with the ancient practices of people who have lived in harmony with the land for thousands of years; native American Indians. The film reveals its message through the journey of a group of renowned musical artists as they share their rock music on a road trip through Indian reservations of the southwest......

  • conciousness2

    MANIFEST DESTINY...

    As manifest destiny unfolded a couple of centuries ago, a critical opportunity of merging two cultures was lost. Shadow Nation: Under a Crooked Sky illuminates the cost of the destruction of the Native American community, to both the indigenous population as well as to their European conquerors. It reveals the vacuous nature of our modern worldview, a philosophy of unrestrained materialism, disconnected from the natural world. A powerful message when juxtaposed against the historical world-view of indigenous people. Their connection to the earth, their sense of humility and compassion, and their belief that all actions have long lasting consequences are inspiring......

  • stage4

    A better, compassionate and less corrosive way to exist…

    In the final analysis, the film reveals to the audience that there is the possibility of a better, compassionate and less corrosive way to exist… that instant gratification comes with a very high price tag… and that indigenous people have known this both instinctively, and by trial and error, for thousands of years......

 

 
 
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