"Dawnland," a new award-winning feature documentary film, will be shown at the Schoolhouse Learning Center (8 Catkin Drive) on Wednesday, Jan. 9 at 6 p.m.

The Schoolhouse Learning Center (8 Catkin Drive) hosts a screening of the new award-winning feature documentary film “Dawnland”, which looks at the first Truth and Reconciliation Commission for Native Americans in foster care. Named for the Wabanaki indigenous group, the people of the dawn, “Dawnland” follows the TRC to contemporary Wabanaki communities to witness intimate, sacred moments of truth-telling and healing. With exclusive access and never-before-seen footage, the film reveals the untold narrative of Indigenous child removal in the U.S. Screening begins with introduction by Dr. Mishy Lesser, the learning director of the Upstander Project. Film starts at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9. Film followed by a Q&A session. $10 suggested donation, but no one turned away for lack of funds. Everyone is welcome.

For more information: Annette Urbschat, 802-658-4164 or aurbschat@theschoolhousevt.org.

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