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Published November 04, 2013, 09:39 PM

8th Annual American Indian Film Festival kicked off Monday

The 8th Annual American Indian Film Festival kicked off Monday at UND. Monday's film is titled "Bury My Heart At Tonawanda" it tells the story of a boy with Down Syndrome who is rejected by his own family but accepted by the Tonawanda Seneca Nation.

The 8th Annual American Indian Film Festival kicked off Monday at UND. Monday's film is titled "Bury My Heart At Tonawanda" it tells the story of a boy with Down Syndrome who is rejected by his own family but accepted by the Tonawanda Seneca Nation.

Assistant Professor of American Indian Studies at UND, Alan Shackelford said, "we hope that the film festival brings to the attention of students on campus, kind of the vibrant contribution that Native America has made historically to the nation and to this region and this state."

Tuesday's films are "America Reframed: The Medicine Game" and "Up Heartbreak Hill" For more information call 701-777-4650

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