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Opening of the TRC Archives

Opening of TRC archives set for April 11 at Bowdoin College

On Mon., April 11, Bowdoin College will celebrate the Opening of the Archives of the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth & Reconciliation Commission. Attend a 3 p.m. screening of "First Light" and join speaker Dr. Gail Dana-Sacco for the keynote address.
Closing Ceremony: TRC-REACH group photo close-up

TRC issues final report at closing ceremony in Hermon

For more than two years, the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth & Reconciliation Commission (TRC) has been examining the truths of Wabanaki experiences with child welfare. On Sunday, nearly 300 people gathered for the TRC's Closing Ceremony in Hermon to hear the group's findings
The land I think I own

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."
TRC Conversation postponed

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.
Safe Space Radio

Four-part radio series on TRC to air, Jan. 26 to Feb. 16

Safe Space Radio, a forum for courageous conversations, is offering a four-week series on the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth & Reconciliation Commission, airing on four consecutive Monday afternoons, beginning Mon., Jan. 26, from 1 to 1:30 p.m. on WMPG, 90.9 FM.
Photo of small girl's hands

Maine Wabanaki TRC reacts to U.S. Supreme Court decision on “Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl”

The Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth & Reconciliation Commission (TRC) joins American Indian and Native rights leaders in expressing concern about yesterday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling in “Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl.”