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New Review of How I Became An Elephant

New Review of How I Became An Elephant

January 8, 20140 Comments

Here’s a great new review of How I Became An Elephant in the Jan/Feb 2014 issue of VIDEO LIBRARIAN. View pdf of review.

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Upcoming Event: Screening & Talk at Wild & Scenic Film Fest – Jan 9-12, 2014

Upcoming Event: Screening & Talk at Wild & Scenic Film Fest – Jan 9-12, 2014

January 8, 20140 Comments

Juliette West will be in Nevada City/Grass Valley for the Wild & Scenic Film Fest, running from January 9-12, 2014.  If you’re in the area, or in the mood for a road trip, please stop by! How I Became An Elephant will be screened twice and there will be a special event for youth at […]

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Reading List: Elephant Ivory Trade

Reading List: Elephant Ivory Trade

December 9, 20130 Comments

Key Articles About the Ivory Trade “Blood Ivory” by Bryan Christy, National Geographic, October 2012. “A Voice for the Elephants” series of blogs and videos, National Geographic “Elephants Dying in Epic Frenzy as Ivory Fuels Wars and Profits” by Jeffrey Gettleman, The New York Times, September 3, 2012. Many more: See JulietteSpeaks Twitter Feed Key […]

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Impact of Sega’s WMA Trip: Initial Thoughts

Impact of Sega’s WMA Trip: Initial Thoughts

November 3, 20130 Comments

Mr. Enock Gray, Sega Girls School teacher and adviser to the Sega Anti-Ivory Club, had these initial reflections on the impact of the students’ October 2013 trip to visit the Jukumu WMA. More details from the students to follow in future blog posts! SEGA SCHOOL ANTI IVORY CLUB PATRON MR. ENOCK GRAY (R) WITH SOME […]

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Sega School Club Takes Research & Reporting Trip to Jukumu WMA

Sega School Club Takes Research & Reporting Trip to Jukumu WMA

November 1, 20130 Comments

The Anti-Ivory Club at the Sega Girls School in Tanzania took a 3-day research and reporting field trip on October 18-20, 2013  to visit the Jukumu Wildlife Management Area (WMA). Below is the trip report from their teacher and club sponsor Mr. Enock Gray. What a tremendous learning adventure for these young ladies! Please stay […]

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Juliette talks to students in Napa

Juliette talks to students in Napa

November 1, 20130 Comments

While attending the Napa Film Festival for the screening of How I Became an Elephant, Juliette spoke to four Napa schools.

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Sega Girls Produce a Video About Poaching

October 4, 20130 Comments

Street theater – or in this case “field theater” is known to be a powerful method for spreading awareness among the general public. Members of the Sega Girls School Anti-Ivory Club put together this enactment of elephants and poachers, ending with a plea for protecting elephants.

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Tanzania School Club – Lots of Activities Underway

Tanzania School Club – Lots of Activities Underway

August 16, 20130 Comments

The girls met and heard the song THIS ACHE by Celia Ho. They were moved so much and practiced it!!! They sang it loudly and emotionally. We all felt the powerful words of the song and that we all felt like ELEPHANT MOTHERS!!! I liked the way the girls sang with Celia!!! We discussed some […]

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Juliette Talks with Mark Thompson on KFI Radio

Juliette Talks with Mark Thompson on KFI Radio

August 15, 20130 Comments

This evening Juliette West spoke with radio host Mark Thompson on KFI Radio 640 AM.  KFI is the #1 radio station in Southern California. Juliette spoke about the movie How I Became An Elephant and how she got involved. We’ll post the interview online as soon as it’s available! Thank you Mark Thompson for helping […]

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Beautiful song from Elephant Mama to Elephant Baby

August 13, 20130 Comments

This is a gorgeous and heartbreaking song, with lyrics and vocals by our friend, 14-year old Celia Ho in Hong Kong.  It’s about a mother elephant who is about to get poached and she is talking to her baby elephant… Celia has given her permission to share this widely for the purposes of conservation. So […]

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