Event Title

Red Hope: Weaving Waponahki Policy toward Decolonization

Presenters

Rebecca Sockbeson

Location

St. Francis Room, Ketchum Library, Biddeford Campus, UNE

Start Date

1-10-2009 10:45 AM

End Date

1-10-2009 12:00 PM

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The first annual Donna M. Loring Lecture was delivered by Donna M. Loring's niece, Rebecca Sockbeson on October 1, 2009, Donna's birthday. It begins with an honor song for Donna Loring, a special tribute to the blood memory that has driven Donna's leadership and warriorship.

Dr. Sockbeson discussed the historical policies of genocide and the current legacy of colonialism in the United States. She discusses the legislation of LD-291, which was authored by Donna M. Loring and mandates the teaching of Wabanaki history in Maine schools.

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Oct 1st, 10:45 AM Oct 1st, 12:00 PM

Red Hope: Weaving Waponahki Policy toward Decolonization

St. Francis Room, Ketchum Library, Biddeford Campus, UNE

The first annual Donna M. Loring Lecture was delivered by Donna M. Loring's niece, Rebecca Sockbeson on October 1, 2009, Donna's birthday. It begins with an honor song for Donna Loring, a special tribute to the blood memory that has driven Donna's leadership and warriorship.

Dr. Sockbeson discussed the historical policies of genocide and the current legacy of colonialism in the United States. She discusses the legislation of LD-291, which was authored by Donna M. Loring and mandates the teaching of Wabanaki history in Maine schools.