Viewer’s Guide

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This guide is written for viewers who want to learn more about the issues behind the film, DAWNLAND. Community screening hosts, neighborhood groups, book clubs, faith organizations, librarians, and people who love documentary film will find helpful information and resources to enrich their viewing. Those who want to go deeper can download the DAWNLAND Teacher’s Guide that includes five inquiries: history of Indigenous Peoples in New England (published in 2018); Native families and the Indian Child Welfare Act; inherited resilience and historical and intergenerational trauma; truth and reconciliation commissions; and genocide and resistance (expected publication: 2019).