Dawnland Signals 6/18/20: Remembering the Truth Commission in Maine

Producers/Hosts: Maria Girouard, Esther Anne
Production assistance from Jeffrey Hotchkiss

A look back at the truth commission process five years after the report

-Most memorable moments of the truth commission process
-The impact of the TRC report and the truth-telling process on Wabanaki and Maine communities
-What lessons from the TRC process might be helpful in addressing current issues

Guests: Carol Wishcamper, Sandy White Hawk, and Gail Werrbach – all served on the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

Dawnland Signals 5/21/20: Food as Medicine

Producers/Hosts: Maria Girouard, Esther Anne
Production assistance from Jeffrey Hotchkiss

-Impacts of colonization on Wabanaki well being
-Current projects related to decolonizing our diets
-What decolonizing our diets looks like

Guests:
Alivia Moore, Penobscot tribal citizen, Board Co-chair for Maine-Wabanaki REACH, Co-founder Eastern Woodlands Rematriation.
Brian Altvater, Passamaquoddy tribal citizen, Health and Wellness Coordinator for Maine-Wabanaki REACH, founder Shoodic Riverkeepers

Dawnland Signals DEBUT 4/16/20: The Power of Talking Circles

Producers/Hosts: Maria Girouard, Esther Anne
Studio Engineer: Amy Browne

Critical conversations of truth, healing, and change in the Dawnland. Today’s topic: The Power of Talking Circles

What is a talking circle?
How are talking circles used?
How can talking circles can be used?

Guest: Alivia Moore, Penobscot tribal citizen, circle facilitator for Maine-Wabanaki REACH