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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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UMA hosts ‘Stopping Genocide in Sudan,’ Feb. 9

Speaker and advocate, El-Fadel Arbab will present “Saying ‘Never Again’ is Never Enough: Stopping Genocide in Darfur,” at noon on Wed., Feb. 9, at the Michael Klahr Holocaust Education Resource Center on the campus of the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA). The event is part of UMA’s Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights Studies Program 2010-2011 […]

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Another snowstorm, another Voice Project blessing

A happy coincidence with the latest dose of winter weather — arriving in tandem with the storm today was another strong installment from the Voice Project I couldn’t resist sharing this cover of Radiohead’s “Everything in its Right Place,” performed by cellist Joshua Roman and DJ Spooky, a composer, multimedia artist and writer also known as […]

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Sudanese of Maine mark Dr. King Day

(UPDATE on Jan. 18) Video coverage of the event by Portland’s NBC affiliate WCSH 6 has been added. Members of Maine’s Sudanese immigrant community will speak about their experiences during “From My Eyes: Sudanese in Maine and Beyond,” at 7 p.m. tonight, Jan. 17, at CTN/Hour Exchange in Portland, Maine. Part of Dr. Martin Luther King, […]

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Speak up to prevent mass atrocities

That mass atrocities and genocide should be prevented generates little debate. Where we become stuck as an international community is exactly what to do and when. Left paralyzed by an inability to respond, governments inevitably allow the worst imaginable crimes to happen, as they did in Rwanda in 1994. During 100 days, an estimated 800,000 […]

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