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Ground of Humility, a poem by Penthea Burns

Several people who attended the Genocide and ME event in Portland, Nov. 20, asked to see the poetry that was read. Here is Penthea Burn's "Ground of Humility."
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POSTPONED: TRC talk with Wabanaki students postponed due to weather

Join a discussion about the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth & Reconciliation Commission at the University of Maine in Orono, Wed., Feb. 25, 4 to 6 p.m. The event will be held in the Senior Skulls Room on the 3rd floor of the Memorial Union.
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Diverse voices explore “Genocide and ME,” Nov. 20 in Portland

“Genocide and ME: Shining the Light of Truth” will bring three unique perspectives of time and place to Hannaford Hall at the University of South Maine (USM) – Portland campus, Thu., Nov. 20, at 5:30 p.m. All are welcome to this free event.
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Trio of visits marks Days of Reflection, Prayer and Meditation, Nov. 3-5

Days of Reflection, Prayer and Meditation are being observed, Nov. 3-5, in honor of Statement Gathering in three locations: in Bangor, Nov. 3; at the Penobscot Indian Nation, Nov. 4; and at the Bangor-based Wabanaki Health and Wellness, Nov. 5.
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Days of Reflection to be honored for Passamaquoddy communities, Oct. 28-29

Days of Reflection, Prayer and Meditation will be held Oct. 28-29 for the Passamaquoddy communities of Motahkomikuk and Sipayik.
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Days of Reflection focus on Houlton, Caribou, Micmac communities, Oct. 14-16

Days of Reflection, Prayer and Meditation will be held Oct. 14-16 to coincide with Statement Gathering, first in Houlton and Caribou for child welfare and legal workers, parents and guardians, Oct. 14-15, and then with the Aroostook Band of Micmacs, Oct. 16.
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Days of Reflection being held, Sept. 11-12 and 14-15

Days of Reflection, Prayer and Meditation will be held Sept. 11-12 during Statement Gathering in Machias for child welfare and legal workers, parents and guardians, and then Sept. 14-15 for the Passamaquoddy communities of Motahkomikuk and Sipayik.
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Days of Reflection, Prayer and Meditation held for Micmac community, Aug. 6

Coinciding with Statement Gathering with the Aroostook Band of Micmacs, Days of Reflection, Prayer and Meditation will be held Wed., Aug. 6.
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Days of Reflection continue for Passamaquoddy communities, July 21-22

Days of Reflection, Prayer and Meditation continue, July 21-22, as Statement Gathering returns to the Passamaquoddy communities of Motahkomikuk and Sipayik.
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Days of Reflection for Augusta Statement Gathering being held July 17-18

Days of Reflection, Prayer and Meditation will be held July 17-18, as Statement Gathering moves to Augusta for child welfare and legal workers, parents and guardians.