News & Updates

Updates and information about Human Family projects and events.

Reflections of Standing Rock Panel Discussion

On Friday, November 17, 2017, after the Fargo premiere of the film "Awake, A Dream from Standing Rock" at the North Dakota Human Rights Film and Arts Festival, a group of water protectors reflected on their experiences a year out from the peaceful resistance to the...

Final Week for the 2017 Human Rights Arts Exhibition

The final week of the 2017 North Dakota Human Rights Film and Arts Festival exhibition begins tomorrow at the Spirit Room in downtown Fargo. Daily viewings are free and open to the public. The exhibition displays the work of over 20 artists that encompass both 2D and...

A Christmas Sermon, 2017

On Christmas Eve 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his Sermon, "A Christmas Sermon on Peace" at Ebenezer Baptist Church, where he served as co-pastor. The sermon was the final of his five Massey Lectures, recorded and aired by the Canadian Broadcasting...

Wet-Plate Photography with RuthAnna Buffalo

On Friday, December 1, wet-plate photographer Shane Balkowitsch worked with public health activist RuthAnna Buffalo. Buffalo, Mia Eh’Desh or Woman Appears, is an enrolled citizen of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation and a descendent of the Chiricahua Apache. She...

2017 Pencil and Ink Award Winner Jack Sadat

The Pencil and Ink award winner for the 2017 North Dakota Human Rights Film and Arts Festival was "Pulse" by Jack Sadat. Sadat accepted his award on Saturday, November 18 at the festival's art reception and awards ceremony which took place at the Spirit Room in...