When: Thursday, February 25, 2021
Time: 6 pm – 8:30 pm CST
This is a special opportunity to see the 86-minute directors’ cut of Dawnland followed by a live Q and A. For decades, child welfare authorities have been removing Native American children from their homes to save them from being Indian. In Maine, the first official “truth and reconciliation commission” in the United States begins a historic investigation. National News & Documentary Emmy® award-winning film Dawnland goes behind-the-scenes as this historic body grapples with difficult truths, redefines reconciliation, and charts a new course for state and tribal relations.
Join chair of the Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission David Faunkle, educator and linguist Roger Paul (Passamaquoddy), filmmaker and Upstander Project director Adam Mazo, and Upstander Project learning director Mishy Lesser for a live Q&A moderated by Dodd Human Rights Impact director Glenn Mitoma after the film. The discussion will center on the burgeoning conversations and moves to create truth and healing commissions in the land now known as the United States.