Understanding Dawnland Today: The Wabanaki and the State of Maine

The League of Women Voters of Maine presents a series to promote a better understanding of the past and present of the Wabanaki indigenous people. The four-part series will dive into difficult truths about the colonization of Maine and how understanding Dawnland today can help us become better allies of the Wabanaki tribes.



An Introduction to the Sovereignty Act + Discussion
Wednesday, November 17 at 6:00 PM

Featuring the Wabanaki Alliance, with Ambassadors Maulian Dana and Cory Hinton



Panel Presentation with Wabanaki Chiefs
Thursday, December 16 at 6:00 PM

Featuring Chief Sabatis of the Houlton Band of Maliseets, Chief Maggie Dana of the Passamaquoddy Tribe, and Chief Kirk Francis of the Penobscot Nation



Previous events:

Land Acknowledgement
Wednesday, October 13 at 6:00 PM

Featuring Dr. Darren Ranco from the University of Maine Department of Anthropology


Dawnland Film Viewing + Discussion
Thursday, September 23 at 6:00 PM

You can view the discussion portion of this event below. If you would like to view the film on-demand, contact your local league for the link and password.