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We candidly discuss topics and hot button issues through Wabanaki eyes

    Wabanaki Windows 11/23/21: ‘Unpacking Sovereignty’ (8th in a series)

    Wabanaki Windows 11/23/21: ‘Unpacking Sovereignty’ (8th in a series)

    Producer/Host: Donna Loring Production assistance: Jessica Lockart, WMPG -Rise of the Timber Industry -Rising power of Indian Agents -State’s effort to replace sovereignty with Guardianship Guests: Professor Harald Prins Historian and expert on Wabanaki History Emeritus at Kansas State University. Associate Professor of Anthropology Darren Ranco, Penobscot Nation Tribal Member, Chair of Native American Studies University of Maine Orono. About the host: Donna M Loring is a Penobscot Indian Nation Tribal Elder, and former Council Member. She represented the Penobscot Nation in the State Legislature for over a decade. She is a former Senior Advisor on Tribal Affairs to Governor Mills. She is the author of “In The Shadow of The Eagle A Tribal Representative In Maine”. Donna has an Annual lecture series in her name at the University of New England that addresses Social Justice and Human Rights issues. In 2017 She received an Honorary Doctoral Degree in Humane Letters from the University of Maine Orono and was given the Alumni Service Award. It is the most prestigious recognition given by the University of Maine Alumni Association. It is presented Annually to a University of Maine graduate whose life’s work is marked by outstanding achievements in professional, business, civic and/or Public service areas

    • 55 min
    Wabanaki Windows 10/26/21: ‘Unpacking Sovereignty’ (7th in a series)

    Wabanaki Windows 10/26/21: ‘Unpacking Sovereignty’ (7th in a series)

    Producer/Host: Donna Loring Production assistance: Jessica Lockart, WMPG -John Deane’s letter to Maine Governor and Executive Council 1830 -The failure of his mission to purchase the two Lower Townships -His recommendations of a Coercive system to control the Tribes Guests: Professors Harald Prins Historian and expert on Wabanaki History Emeritus Kansas State University, Dr. Darren Ranco, Asoc Prof of Anthropology and Chair of Native American Programs University of Maine About the host: Donna M Loring is a Penobscot Indian Nation Tribal Elder, and former Council Member. She represented the Penobscot Nation in the State Legislature for over a decade. She is a former Senior Advisor on Tribal Affairs to Governor Mills. She is the author of “In The Shadow of The Eagle A Tribal Representative In Maine”. Donna has an Annual lecture series in her name at the University of New England that addresses Social Justice and Human Rights issues. In 2017 She received an Honorary Doctoral Degree in Humane Letters from the University of Maine Orono and was given the Alumni Service Award. It is the most prestigious recognition given by the University of Maine Alumni Association. It is presented Annually to a University of Maine graduate whose life’s work is marked by outstanding achievements in professional, business, civic and/or Public service areas

    • 57 min
    Wabanaki Windows 7/27/21: ‘Unpacking Sovereignty’ (6th in a series)

    Wabanaki Windows 7/27/21: ‘Unpacking Sovereignty’ (6th in a series)

    Producer/Host: Donna Loring Production assistance: Jessica Lockart, WMPG and Joel Mann, WERU -Importance of language of using “Indians Not Taxed” -Surveying the Penobscot Islands -Importance of the four Townships & the River Guests: Professor Harald Prins Historian and expert on Wabanaki History Emeritus Kansas State University, Dr. Darren Ranco, Asoc Prof of Anthropology and Chair of Native University of Maine and Asoc Prof Micah Pawling History and Native American Studies at the University of Maine. American Programs University of Maine About the host: Donna M Loring is a Penobscot Indian Nation Tribal Elder, and former Council Member. She represented the Penobscot Nation in the State Legislature for over a decade. She is a former Senior Advisor on Tribal Affairs to Governor Mills. She is the author of “In The Shadow of The Eagle A Tribal Representative In Maine”. Donna has an Annual lecture series in her name at the University of New England that addresses Social Justice and Human Rights issues. In 2017 She received an Honorary Doctoral Degree in Humane Letters from the University of Maine Orono and was given the Alumni Service Award. It is the most prestigious recognition given by the University of Maine Alumni Association. It is presented Annually to a University of Maine graduate whose life’s work is marked by outstanding achievements in professional, business, civic and/or Public service areas

    • 58 min
    Wabanaki Windows 6/22/21: ‘Unpacking Sovereignty’ (5th in a series)

    Wabanaki Windows 6/22/21: ‘Unpacking Sovereignty’ (5th in a series)

    Producer/Host: Donna Loring Production assistance: Jessica Lockart of WMPG and Joel Mann WERU ‘Unpacking Sovereignty’ (5th in a series) -Maine Constitution/ Framers /writers -Structural Racism/Internal Colonialism -Omission of Wabanaki History from History Books Guests: Professor Harald Prins is a professor emeritus at Kansas State University, historian and expert on Wabanaki History University of Nebraska, Dr. Darren Ranco, Asoc Prof of Anthropology and Chair of Native American Programs University of Maine About the host: Donna M Loring is a Penobscot Indian Nation Tribal Elder, and former Council Member. She represented the Penobscot Nation in the State Legislature for over a decade. She is a former Senior Advisor on Tribal Affairs to Governor Mills. She is the author of “In The Shadow of The Eagle A Tribal Representative In Maine”. Donna has an Annual lecture series in her name at the University of New England that addresses Social Justice and Human Rights issues. In 2017 She received an Honorary Doctoral Degree in Humane Letters from the University of Maine Orono and was given the Alumni Service Award. It is the most prestigious recognition given by the University of Maine Alumni Association. It is presented Annually to a University of Maine graduate whose life’s work is marked by outstanding achievements in professional, business, civic and/or Public service areas

    • 58 min
    Wabanaki Windows Special 6/6/21: Native American Holocaust in Canada and the United States

    Wabanaki Windows Special 6/6/21: Native American Holocaust in Canada and the United States

    Producer/Host: Donna Loring Production assistance: Jessica Lockart of WMPG and Joel Mann WERU Native American Holocaust in Canada and the United States: Deaths of 215 Aboriginal Children in Residential School in British Columbia/ Rebroadcast of our Kevin Annett Interview done in February of 2012 -Influence of Doctrine of Discovery on the creation of residential schools -Genocide and it’s meaning -What is happening today to bring the perpetrators to justice Guest: Clergyman Kevin Annett, who has spent many years researching and interviewing traumatized Native students of these schools. Resources: www.KevinAnnett.com www.itccs.org www.hiddennolonger.com (includes documentary film Unrepentant) www.hiddenfromhistory.org And see this Introductory video on Genocide in Canada: www.youtube.com/watch?v=hqPIh-267fg&feature=related About the host: Donna M Loring is a Penobscot Indian Nation Tribal Elder, and former Council Member. She represented the Penobscot Nation in the State Legislature for over a decade. She is a former Senior Advisor on Tribal Affairs to Governor Mills. She is the author of “In The Shadow of The Eagle A Tribal Representative In Maine”. Donna has an Annual lecture series in her name at the University of New England that addresses Social Justice and Human Rights issues. In 2017 She received an Honorary Doctoral Degree in Humane Letters from the University of Maine Orono and was given the Alumni Service Award. It is the most prestigious recognition given by the University of Maine Alumni Association. It is presented Annually to a University of Maine graduate whose life’s work is marked by outstanding achievements in professional, business, civic and/or Public service areas

    • 58 min
    Wabanaki Windows 5/25/21: ‘Unpacking Sovereignty’ (4th in a series)

    Wabanaki Windows 5/25/21: ‘Unpacking Sovereignty’ (4th in a series)

    Producer/Host: Donna Loring -1775/1776/1818/1820 Treaties -Maine’s Constitution -Effort to eliminate Tribal Sovereignty Guests: Professor Harald Prins is a professor emeritus at Kansas State University, historian and expert on Wabanaki History University of Nebraska, Dr. Darren Ranco, Asoc Prof of Anthropology and Chair of Native American Programs University of Maine About the host: Donna M Loring is a Penobscot Indian Nation Tribal Elder, and former Council Member. She represented the Penobscot Nation in the State Legislature for over a decade. She is a former Senior Advisor on Tribal Affairs to Governor Mills. She is the author of “In The Shadow of The Eagle A Tribal Representative In Maine”. Donna has an Annual lecture series in her name at the University of New England that addresses Social Justice and Human Rights issues. In 2017 She received an Honorary Doctoral Degree in Humane Letters from the University of Maine Orono and was given the Alumni Service Award. It is the most prestigious recognition given by the University of Maine Alumni Association. It is presented Annually to a University of Maine graduate whose life’s work is marked by outstanding achievements in professional, business, civic and/or Public service areas

    • 58 min

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