GOTR Conversations:

Breaking Trails with Emily Ford

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Emily Ford standing to the left over looking a frozen lake. The words "Breaking Trail, 2021 official section" off to the right.

GOTR Conversations:

Breaking Trails with Emily Ford

We'll learn about the story of Emily Ford, 28, a Black/LGBTQ Duluth resident as she sets out with a borrowed female Alaskan Husky sled dog to become the first woman and person of color to thru-hike the 1,200-mile Ice Age Trail in winter. We will screen the 30-minute documentary film Breaking Trail and then hear from Emily herself. Join us for an amazing virtual event! All ages welcome.

Location

This event will take place virtually!

Price

Free!

Time

6:00 PM-7:30 PM

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GOTR Conversations

Our theme for this school year's GOTR Conversations is the Great Outdoors. We'll be discussing the importance of inclusion and access to outdoor activities and space. Check back later for more information about our upcoming GOTR Converations events. 

Speaker

Emily Ford
During her documentary, Emily Ford sets out with a borrowed Alaskan Husky sled dog to hike the entire 1200-mile Ice Age Trail in winter in subzero temperatures, the first woman and person of color to attempt this challenge. Join us as we watch her documentary together and have a Q&A directly with Emily Ford!

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