October 17 Wednesday

Dawnland: A Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion In Recognition of Indigenous Peoples' Day

  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 6:00PM - 8:00PM
  • Yale Law School - Room 127
  • Open To The Public
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Description

In honor, celebration, and recognition of Indigenous Peoples' Day (October 8th), the Native American Law Students Association invites you to witness Dawnland, the award-winning documentary that follows the first government-sanctioned truth and reconciliation commission in the U.S., which investigates the devastating impact of Maine’s child welfare practices on Native American communities. With exclusive access to this groundbreaking process and never-before-seen footage, Dawnland reveals the untold narrative of Indigenous child removal in the United States.  

Following the screening, attendees will enjoy complimentary dinner and a panel discussion with Adam Mazo (co-director of Dawnaland), Esther Anne (Passamaquoddy tribal citizen, Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission co-founder, child advocacy expert, and documentary feature), and others.

This event is co-sponsored by the Yale Law Native American Law Students Association, Office of Student Affairs, Lillian Goldman Law Library, Native American Cultural Center, and the Yale Film Study Center.

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Yale Law Native American Law Students Association
Yale Law Office of Student Affairs
Lillian Goldman Law Library
Native American Cultural Center at Yale
Yale Film Study Center