OCTOBER 2018 FEATURED FILM SCREENING:
DAWNLAND | By Adam Mazo and Ben Pender-Cudlip
Dawnland tells the story of the first government-sanctioned truth and reconciliation commission in the U.S., investigating the devastating impact of Maine’s child welfare practices on Native American communities. With intimate access to this groundbreaking process, the film reveals the untold narrative of Indigenous child removal in the United States. Learn More.
SUN, OCT. 14 at 2:30PM
The Carbondale Public Library
405 W. Main Street • Carbondale
DAWNLAND DIGITAL RESOURCES
- Digital Download: Adverse Childhood Experience Questionnaire and Information Sheet, provided by The Women’s Center
- View interactive maps to assist with identifying and supporting the acknowledgment of Native Ancestral Lands
- Visit Upstanderproject.org to find resources to help bystanders become upstanders
- Carlisle Indian School Digital Resource Center, a memory site of Native peoples
- Reclaiming Native Truth Project to foster culture, social, and policy change
WSIU has traditionally partnered with the Carbondale Public Library and SIU Carbondale to host screening throughout Southern Illinois. These screenings are free and open to the public. In addition to the Community Cinema film screening events, WSIU hosts Indie Lens Pop Up film screenings featuring documentaries from the PBS hit series Independent Lens.