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Join in Days of Reflection, Prayer and Meditation, Feb. 10, 18 and 19

Opportunity to send encouraging messages to the Passamaquoddy community at Motahkomikuk through Facebook, Twitter Today and continuing on Feb. 18 and 19, members of the Passamaquoddy community at Motahkomikuk (Indian Township) will be sharing their painful experiences and stories of survival with the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth & Reconciliation Commission (TRC). This sharing is […]

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Four Portland churches unite to rouse ‘God’s Trombones,’ June 15

Worship, conversation pay tribute to poet, civil rights leader James Weldon Johnson Nearly 75 years after his death on a rainy Wiscasset morning, poet and early civil rights leader James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938) will be honored with worship and community conversation during “God’s Trombones” at Trinity Church, 580 Forest Ave., Portland, on Sat., June 15, at […]

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Selection Panel announces names of Wabanaki-State Truth & Reconciliation Commissioners

The Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth & Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Selection Panel, the group tasked by the Wabanaki Tribal Governments and the State of Maine to select five Commissioners to serve on the TRC, has announced the names of the five Commissioners it has chosen. TRC Interim Director Carolyn Morrison announced that the 13-member Selection […]

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Wabanaki-State TRC to name commissioners Tuesday

The Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth & Reconciliation (TRC) Selection Panel will announce its commissioners at a news conference scheduled for Tue., Dec. 18, at 1:30 p.m. The event will take place at the Nick Sapiel Building, large conference room, 27 Wabanaki Way, Indian Island, Maine. The TRC Selection Panel has been tasked by the Wabanaki Tribal […]

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Doc Channel frames war in two lenses tonight

Tonight, the Documentary Channel pairs two documentaries that deliver unique perspectives on conflict. “War Photographer” (2001), a film by Christian Frei, follows Massachusetts-born James Nachtwey, a world renowned photojournalist and winner of the 2012 Dresden Peace Prize. For two years, the Swiss author/director/producer Frei joined Nachtwey as he documented war and conflict across Indonesia, Kosovo and […]

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