10:00-10:25 Friday 24.03, Social Cinema, Kunsthal Charlottenborg

Indigenous peoples have long been at the forefront of efforts to safeguard nature, to grow equality and to build respectful governance. On the brink of the climate emergency, surrounded by growing political tensions and war, the indigenous teachings of Respect, Care, Openness, and Consensus are more relevant than ever. With a scientifically proven direct link between gender equality, indigenous peoples empowerment and climate change mitigation, maybe the best strategy is to start to listen.

Aaju Peter

Aaju is an Inuit activist, lawyer, clothing designer and musician born in Aqisserniaq, a village in northern Greenland. An outspoken advocate for the rights of Inuit communities, from the seal harvest to climate change and the right to be involved in political decision-making in Arctic waters, Aaju Peter is a member of the Order of Canada, recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, and also the protagonist of Twice Colonized (2023) by Danish director Lin Alluna celebrates its European premiere at CPH:DOX 2023.