Usual and Accustomed Places Screening

Greetings Friends of ʔaʔk̓ʷustəƞáwt̓xʷ House of Learning, Longhouse,

This Friday starts a unique opportunity and collaboration between Magic of Cinema, Studium Generale, and ʔaʔk̓ʷustəƞáwt̓xʷ House of Learning, PC Longhouse,  as we bring Usual and Accustomed Places to the campus and our community. Audience members will also have an opportunity to meet virtually with the film’s director, Sandra Sunrising Osawa.

Usual and Accustomed Places is the story of Pacific Northwest tribes’ century-long struggle to uphold their fishing rights. The film has a special focus on the Makah Tribal Nation. Director Osawa is a member of the Makah Tribal Nation and a Peninsula College alumna, who has spend her award-winning career giving voice to Indigenous rights and concerns.

There will be several screenings of just the film:

  • Friday, 10/23, at 4 p.m.
  • Monday, 10/26, at 3:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, 10/27, at 9 a.m. and 12 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 10/28 at 6 p.m.

To attend a screening, please use the following Zoom information.
Zoom link:
Meeting ID: 881 8147 2072

On Thursday, 10/29, at 12:30 p.m., you can join us for a screening of the film, followed by a discussion with Osawa. Please use this information to attend the discussion and film:
Zoom link:
Meeting ID: 951 5613 6928

For more information please contact Helen Lovejoy: or (360) 417-6362.

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