AGORA
: Dragged from her chariot by a mob of fanatical vigilante Christian monks, the revered astronomer was stripped naked, skinned to her bones with sharp oyster shells, stoned and burned alive as possibly the first executed witch in history. A kind of purge that was apparently big business back then.


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3/24/09

Older Than America: Georgina Lightning Interview


Older Than America: First Feature Film By A Native American Woman, Georgina Lightning



CLICK TO LISTEN TO INTERVIEW WITH GEORGINA LIGHTNING HERE


READ MORE INFORMATION ABOUT OLDER THAN AMERICA HERE


Native American filmmaker Georgina Lightning also stars in her fact based feature film Older Than America, as a young woman haunted by the ghosts of murdered Cree Nation Catholic boarding school children. And she describes how her own father's tragic suicide, like many others suffering such centuries of physical, psychological and sexual abuse at these government organized boarding schools, inspired her film.

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