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Wabanaki Windows 6/22/21: ‘Unpacking Sovereignty’ (5th in a series)

Producer/Host: Donna Loring
Production assistance: Jessica Lockart of WMPG and Joel Mann WERU

‘Unpacking Sovereignty’ (5th in a series)

-Maine Constitution/ Framers /writers
-Structural Racism/Internal Colonialism
-Omission of Wabanaki History from History Books

Guests:
Professors Harald Prins Historian and expert on Wabanaki History University of Nebraska, Dr. Darren Ranco, Asoc Prof of Anthropology and Chair of Native American Programs University of Maine

About the host:

Donna M Loring is a Penobscot Indian Nation Tribal Elder, and former Council Member. She represented the Penobscot Nation in the State Legislature for over a decade. She is a former Senior Advisor on Tribal Affairs to Governor Mills. She is the author of “In The Shadow of The Eagle A Tribal Representative In Maine”. Donna has an Annual lecture series in her name at the University of New England that addresses Social Justice and Human Rights issues. In 2017 She received an Honorary Doctoral Degree in Humane Letters from the University of Maine Orono and was given the Alumni Service Award. It is the most prestigious recognition given by the University of Maine Alumni Association. It is presented Annually to a University of Maine graduate whose life’s work is marked by outstanding achievements in professional, business, civic and/or Public service areas

Wabanaki Windows 5/25/21: ‘Unpacking Sovereignty’ (4th in a series)

Producer/Host: Donna Loring

-1775/1776/1818/1820 Treaties
-Maine’s Constitution
-Effort to eliminate Tribal Sovereignty

Guests:
Professors Harald Prins Historian and expert on Wabanaki History University of Nebraska, Dr. Darren Ranco, Asoc Prof of Anthropology and Chair of Native American Programs University of Maine

About the host:

Donna M Loring is a Penobscot Indian Nation Tribal Elder, and former Council Member. She represented the Penobscot Nation in the State Legislature for over a decade. She is a former Senior Advisor on Tribal Affairs to Governor Mills. She is the author of “In The Shadow of The Eagle A Tribal Representative In Maine”. Donna has an Annual lecture series in her name at the University of New England that addresses Social Justice and Human Rights issues. In 2017 She received an Honorary Doctoral Degree in Humane Letters from the University of Maine Orono and was given the Alumni Service Award. It is the most prestigious recognition given by the University of Maine Alumni Association. It is presented Annually to a University of Maine graduate whose life’s work is marked by outstanding achievements in professional, business, civic and/or Public service areas

Wabanaki Windows 4/27/21: ‘Unpacking Sovereignty’ (3rd in a series)

Producer/Host: Donna Loring
Program Topic: ‘Unpacking Sovereignty’ (3rd in a series)

-Washington’s perspective on Indian Nations
-Western Expansion/Nation Building
-Importance of Sovereignty as a tool

Guests:

Collin Calloway, Professor of History and Native Studies at Dartmouth and author of “The Indian World of George Washington
Professor Harald Prins Historian and expert on Wabanaki History Kansas State University

About the host:

Donna M Loring is a Penobscot Indian Nation Tribal Elder, and former Council Member. She represented the Penobscot Nation in the State Legislature for over a decade. She is a former Senior Advisor on Tribal Affairs to Governor Mills. She is the author of “In The Shadow of The Eagle A Tribal Representative In Maine”. Donna has an Annual lecture series in her name at the University of New England that addresses Social Justice and Human Rights issues. In 2017 She received an Honorary Doctoral Degree in Humane Letters from the University of Maine Orono and was given the Alumni Service Award. It is the most prestigious recognition given by the University of Maine Alumni Association. It is presented Annually to a University of Maine graduate whose life’s work is marked by outstanding achievements in professional, business, civic and/or Public service areas

Wabanaki Windows 3/23/21: ‘Unpacking Sovereignty’ (2nd in a series)

Producer/Host: Donna Loring

-Washington’s Obsession with Land
-Property vs Land
-Capitalism’s role

Guest: Collin Calloway, Professor of History and Native Studies at Dartmouth and author of “The Indian World of George Washington, Professor Harald Prins Historian and expert on Wabanaki History Kansas State University

About the host:

Donna M Loring is a Penobscot Indian Nation Tribal Elder, and former Council Member. She represented the Penobscot Nation in the State Legislature for over a decade. She is a former Senior Advisor on Tribal Affairs to Governor Mills. She is the author of “In The Shadow of The Eagle A Tribal Representative In Maine”. Donna has an Annual lecture series in her name at the University of New England that addresses Social Justice and Human Rights issues. In 2017 She received an Honorary Doctoral Degree in Humane Letters from the University of Maine Orono and was given the Alumni Service Award. It is the most prestigious recognition given by the University of Maine Alumni Association. It is presented Annually to a University of Maine graduate whose life’s work is marked by outstanding achievements in professional, business, civic and/or Public service areas

Wabanaki Windows 2/23/21: ‘Unpacking Sovereignty’ (1st in a series)

Producer/Host: Donna Loring

Key Discussion Points:
-Washington’s perspective on Indians
-Land and it’s importance
-Tribal Diplomacy

Guests:
Collin Calloway, Professor of History and Native Studies at Dartmouth and author of “The Indian World of George Washington; Harald Prins Dutch anthropologist and expert on Wabanaki History Kansas State University

About the host:

Donna M Loring is a Penobscot Indian Nation Tribal Elder, and former Council Member. She represented the Penobscot Nation in the State Legislature for over a decade. She is a former Senior Advisor on Tribal Affairs to Governor Mills. She is the author of “In The Shadow of The Eagle A Tribal Representative In Maine”. Donna has an Annual lecture series in her name at the University of New England that addresses Social Justice and Human Rights issues. In 2017 She received an Honorary Doctoral Degree in Humane Letters from the University of Maine Orono and was given the Alumni Service Award. It is the most prestigious recognition given by the University of Maine Alumni Association. It is presented Annually to a University of Maine graduate whose life’s work is marked by outstanding achievements in professional, business, civic and/or Public service areas

Wabanaki Windows 6/16/15

Producer/Host: Donna Loring
Engineer: Amy Browne

Issue: Wabanaki/ State Tribal Relations update

Program Topic: Tribal/State Relations Recent Developments

Key Discussion Points:
a) Background leading up to permanent break with the State
b) Issues of Sovereignty, The meaning of the word
c) The Permanent withdrawal of the Penobscot and Passamaquoddy Representatives from the Maine State Legislature

Guest: Chief Kirk Francis, Penobscot Nation

Wabanaki Windows 2/16/10

Producer/Host: Donna Loring

Topic: The Christian Doctrine of Discovery

What is the doctrine of discovery?  How does it effect Indians today?  What can be done to combat the doctrine?

Guests:

Maria Girouard, Director, Penobscot Nation Cultural & Historic Preservation, [email protected]

Gale Corey-Toensing, Indian Country Today

Resources for learning about the Christian Doctrine of Discovery:

George E. Tinker (Osage/Cherokee), Missionary Conquest: The Gospel and Native American Cultural Genocide, Augsburg Press, Minneapolis, 1993.

George E. Tinker (Osage/Cherokee),  American Indian Liberation: A Theology of Sovereignty, Orbis Books, Maryknoll, NY, 2008.

Newcomb, Steven T. (Shawnee/Lenape), Pagans in the Promised Land: Decoding the Doctrine of Christian Discovery, Fulcrum, Golden, CO, 2008.

Miller, Robert J. (Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma), Native America, Discovered and Conquered: Thomas Jefferson, Lewis and Clark, and Manifest Destiny, Praeger, Westport, CT, 2006.

United Nations General Assembly “The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples”, 2007, Available for download from UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, UNPFII, click EN for English language version; also find background information on this website.

Deloria, Vine, Jr (Lakota), God is Red: A Native View of Religion, Fulcrum, Golden, CO, 1973.

Awkwesasne Notes, Mohawk Nation (with Chief Oren Lyons, John Mohawk, Jose Barreiro), “Basic Call to Consciousness”, 2005, Book Publishing, Summertown, TN

Aperture, Michael E. Hoffman, Executive Director, “Strong Hearts: Native American Visions and Voices, Aperture, NY, 1995.

Williams, Robert A 1955, Like a Loaded Weapon:

The Rehnquist Court, Indian Rights and the Legal History of Racism in America

Copyright 2005 by the Regents of the University of Minnesota

www.doctrineofdiscovery.org