Wabanaki Solidarity

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  • DAWNLAND SIGNALS ON WERU: Our radio show Dawnland Signals airs on the third Thursday of each month from 4:00 – 5:00 PM with hosts Executive Director Maria Girouard and Board member Esther Anne. It is a monthly talk show holding space for critical conversations of Truth, Healing, and Change in the Dawnland. Highlighting indigenous topics not immediately represented in mainstream media, the show features guests involved in various aspects of decolonization in an effort to share, inspire, and inform.

WATCH

  • MOVIE: DAWNLAND: About the film: They were forced to assimilate into white society: children ripped away from their families, depriving them of their culture, and erasing their identities. Can reconciliation help heal the scars from childhoods lost? Dawnland is the untold story of Indigenous child removal in the US through the nation’s first-ever government-endorsed truth and reconciliation commission, which investigated the devastating impact of Maine’s child welfare practices on the Wabanaki people.  (teacher’s guide available)
  • WEBINAR: “First Persons: The Wabanaki Peoples of Maine”

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