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FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA Many Navajo families do not have access to potable running water and are forced to haul unregulated and untreated water for their daily needs. Many elderly Navajo's are forced to allow livestock to drink from toxic water sources, thus contributing to numerous health risks among families throughout the Navajo Reservation.
The Tó éí iinô até Documentary Film needs financing to complete production
Two young filmmakers from the Navajo Nation need your financial help to finish a new documentary film called "Tó éí iinô até - Water is Life." They need to raise $2,500 today.
The documentary explores the sacredness of water and how the industrialization of the Navajo Nation continues to disrupt our traditional way of life. We feel it is important for our audience to visually experience a piece of the Navajo Way of Life. It is vital to the documentary to include the connection between Navajo Mythology and the importance of the lands that have been desecrated by industrial development.
Deidra Peaches and Jake Hoyungowa are collaborating on "Tó éí iinô até - Water is Life." Both lost their grandparents as the result of contaminated water by uranium.
So this documentary is a work of passion for the young filmmakers.
Currently, the film is in the post-production process of the documentary, Water Is Life: Tó éí iinô até
Your donation today will help in covering the cost of the following:
It will take only 250 of us at $10.00 each to get them to their goal.
To donate, go to: www.indiegogo.com
posted August 13, 2012 10:20 am edt