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Talk – Rematriation, Indigenous Women, and Traditional Indigenous Land Concepts in the Land Back Movement

November 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

| Free

The talk will be held virtually via Zoom and in-person at 107 Norman Smith Hall, UMaine.

Facilitator: Darren Ranco, Associate Professor, Anthropology and Mitchell Center; Chair of Native American Programs; Coordinator of Native American Research

Panelists:

  • Mali Obomsawin (Odanak Abenaki Nation) of the Bomazeen Land Trust
  • Sherri Mitchell (Penobscot Nation), executive director of the Land Peace Foundation
  • A further panelist will be announced shortly

Join Dr. Darren Ranco for a roundtable discussion about the roles that Rematriation, indigenous women, and traditional indigenous land concepts have in the Land Back movement. Dr. Ranco will be joined by Mali Obomsawin (Odanak Abenaki Nation) of the Bomazeen Land Trust, Sherri Mitchell (Penobscot Nation), executive director of the Land Peace Foundation, and another guest TBA. Panelists will discuss the return of lands to Indigenous peoples across Wabanaki homelands and globally, and how the concept of rematriation defines traditional Indigenous land relations and motivates land return and Indigenous led Land Trusts.

 

Details

Date:
November 8
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

107 Norman Smith Hall
Mitchell Center - UMaine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
Phone:
207-581-3195
Website:
http://umaine.edu/mitchellcenter/

Organizer

Mitchell Center
Phone:
207-581-3195
Email:
umgmc@maine.edu
Website:
https://umaine.edu/mitchellcenter/