Mitchell presents ‘A Penobscot Journey Through Maine History’ at Colby

John Bear Mitchell presented “Notes From Home: A Penobscot Journey Through Maine History” on March 15 at Colby College. Mitchell, a citizen of Penobscot Nation from Indian Island, is a lecturer of Wabanaki studies and multicultural studies at the University of Maine and coordinator of the University of Maine System Office Native American Waiver and Educational Program. As a touring artist, he visited more than 150 schools, and his singing and storytelling have been included in Maine Public Television shows, tribal-sponsored awareness videos, independent films, HBO and Lionsgate productions, and documentaries.