DAWNLAND: A film by ADAM MAZO and BEN PENDER-CUDLIP
Online Viewing is available from October 22-28th
Virtual Panel Discussion October 27th, from 6:00-7:00 pm
Christ Church of Gardiner is sponsoring the online viewing of Dawnland – A Documentary About Cultural Survival and Stolen Children – The Story of the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC).
The full-length documentary Dawnland follows the TRC to contemporary Wabanaki communities to witness intimate, sacred moments of truth-telling and healing. With exclusive access to this groundbreaking process and never-before-seen footage, the film reveals the untold narrative of Indigenous child removal in the United States.
The panelists include Carol Wishcamper, Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commissioner, Esther Ann Wabanaki REACH founder and Passamaquoddy Citizen from Sipayik, and Heather Augustine Wabanaki REACH Community Organizer and M’ikmaq Citizen from Elsipogtog First Nation.