Silver Bullet Productions invites you to the screening of:

Ancient Pathways - Modern Leaders

Voices of Pueblo Leadership

Date April 3, 2011 at 10:00 PM

Author Editor

Publication SantaFe.com

Categories Culture Education Lectures & Workshops Entertainment & Nightlife Nonprofit Performing Arts Spirituality & Religion

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Men have responsibility, not power.
-Tuscarora
We will be known forever by the tracks we leave.
-Dakota

There is significance to the role of pueblo "heroes" in community life that is greater than self; leadership, an expression of pueblo values, is service to the greater community. In pueblos, spirituality and service are the basic qualities against which leaders are judged. Leaders are chosen for character, knowledge, and commitment to cultural survival. Individuals do not seek power or control, nor do they demand fame or authority. Leaders are not self selected, but nourished, encouraged and chosen based on the commitment and skills needed by a community at a given time. (American Indian
Research and Policy Institute, 1999).

This documentary fillm - ANCIENT PATHWAYS - MODERN LEADERS - is a profound and stimulating glimpse into this model of leadership that has sustained a culture for more than a thousand years.

We thank our screening and film sponsors: San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, IAIA (Institute of American Indian Arts), WA&A (Western Art & Architecture Magazine), La Fonda on the Plaza, and GCCE (Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship).

About Silver Bullet Productions:

Silver Bullet Productions' mission is to encourage educational achievement through a hands-on approach to film making projects that empower students, enhance academic and economic opportunities, and preserve community culture and heritage.

Silver Bullet Productions is a 501(c)(3) educational film production company, incorporated in New Mexico.

Directions to the screening:

Take Cerillos South from Santa Fe
Proceed South on Cerrillos Rd/ NM 14-S across I-25
Make first LEFT at Rancho Viejo Boulevard
Make a RIGHT at Avenida Del Sur
Make a LEFT on Avan Nu Po Road to Number 83
Screening is at Library & Technology Building, 1st on Left

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