Featured Session: Music and a Movement: A Conversation with the Indigo Girls

Mar 14, 2023

10:00am – 11:00am CT

Recording: Featured Session: Music and a Movement: A Conversation with the Indigo Girls, Mar 14, 2023

It's Only Life After All, a documentary about the Indigo Girls, is screening as part of the SXSW Film & TV Festival: https://schedule.sxsw.com/2023/films/2081809

For over four decades, Indigo Girls have made the personal political. Long before intersectional work became a focus in movement building, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers used their platform to elevate Native grassroots activists — modeling a lens that would take decades to show up in popular culture.
In 1993, Ray and Saliers partnered with activists to found the organization Honor The Earth – generating financial and political support for grassroots Native environmental groups on the frontline.
Join this panel for a discussion on the intersection of activism and art, what it means to use a platform in music today, and the importance of centering Indigenous voices in the pressing fight for environmental justice.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

photo of Abby Johnston
photo of Amy Ray
Amy Ray

Indigo Girls

photo of Emily Saliers
Emily Saliers

Indigo Girls

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