Dawnland

For most of the 20th century, government agents systematically forced Native American children from their homes and placed them with white families. In Maine, an historic investigation—the first government-sanctioned truth and reconciliation commission (TRC) in the United States—begins a bold journey, gathering testimony and bearing witness to the dramatic impact of the state’s child welfare practices on local tribal families. DAWNLAND follows the TRC to witness intimate, sacred moments of truth-telling and healing - revealing the untold narrative of Indigenous child removal in the United States. USA, 2018

  • Adam Mazo
  • 87 minutes
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The Woods Hole Film Festival is presented by the Woods Hole Film Festival, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation established to: organize the annual Festival; form relationships and strategic alliances with other film festivals and organizations to showcase independent film; emphasize the work of emerging and New England filmmakers; showcase the work of independent filmmakers who have a relationship to Cape Cod or whose films are relevant to or enhance the quality of life on Cape Cod and to develop and foster a creative independent film community within the Festival and on Cape Cod. The Festival also works with individuals, businesses and institutions to develop and present programs and events that further its goals.

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