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.

 

SCHEDULE:

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

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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

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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.