Film Making Team


The DAWNLAND team was invited to document the TRC by Maine-Wabanaki REACH, Wabanaki tribal chiefs, and communities in an ongoing process of relationship-building and affirming consent.

Directors: Adam Mazo, Ben Pender-Cudlip
Producers: Adam Mazo, N. Bruce Duthu, J.D. (Houma)
Executive Producers: Heather Rae, Beth Murphy, Shirley K. Sneve (Rosebud Sioux)
Director of Photography: Ben Pender-Cudlip
Editor: Kristen Salerno
Composer: Jennifer Kreisberg (Tuscarora)
Learning Director: Mishy Lesser, Ed.D.
Impact Producer: Tracy Rector (Multicultural), Adam Mazo
Senior Advisor: Chris Newell (Passamaquoddy)



  • Chico Colvard, University of Massachusetts Boston adjunct lecturer, documentary filmmaker (A Family Affair)
  • Donna Hicks, Ph.D., associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University, author of Dignity
  • Dave Joseph, LICSW, senior vice president for program, Public Conversations Project
  • Robert Koenig, film director (Returned), producer, writer, and editor
  • Rebecca Lowenhaupt, Ph.D., assistant professor for educational leadership and higher education at Boston College
  • Dick Olsen, strategic planner and fundraising consultant for major non-profits