This two-part event begins with a screening of Dawnland, "the untold story of Indigenous child removal in the US through the nation's first-ever government-endorsed truth and reconciliation commission." The panel discussion will feature Lisa Brooks, on the separation of Native children during King Philip's War; Walter Johnson, on family separation, slavery, and the slave trade; N. Bruce Duthu, producer of Dawnland, on twentieth-century indigenous child removal and its impact on the Wabanaki people; and Perla Guerrero, on Latinas/os deportation in the U.S. South and our current historical moment.
Please see below and attached, and RSVP to email@example.com.
Family Separation and the U.S, Then and Now: Film Screening & Panel Discussion
1:00-2:30pm - Film Screening of Dawnland & Q&A w/ Producer N. Bruce Duthu (Tisch Library, Rm 304, Tufts University)
"Dawnland is the untold story of Indigenous child removal in the US through the nation's first-ever government-endorsed truth and reconciliation commission, which investigated the devastating impact of Maine's child welfare practices on the Wabanaki people."
3:00-5:00pm - Panel Discussion (Aidekman Alumnae Lounge, 40 Talbot Ave, Medford, MA)
Speakers will include: Perla Guerrero, author of Nuevo South: Asians, Latinas/os, and the Remaking of Place; N. Bruce Duthu, producer of Dawnland and author of Shadow Nations: Tribal Sovereignty and the Limits of Legal Pluralism; Walter Johnson, author of River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Mississippi Valley's Cotton Kingdom; and Lisa Brooks, author of Our Beloved Kin: A New History of King Philip's War.
When RSVP’ing, it would be helpful to know which event you will be attending, all events are open to the public.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org