Free Film Screening // Dawnland

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Free Film Screening // Dawnland
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Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 18:00

Cup of Culture
Wed, May 1st, 6 PM
Film Screening/MCC Theater

Dawnland is a documentary about cultural survival and stolen children. With exclusive access and never before seen footage, it reveals the untold narrative of Indigenous child removal in the United States. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission discovers that state power continues to be used to break up Wabanaki families, threatening the very existence of the Wabanaki people. Dawnland foregrounds the immense challenges that this commission faces as they work toward truth, reconciliation, and the survival of all Indigenous peoples. Post film discussion with Chris Newell, senior advisor of the documentary. 1h 26m

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