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CCI/ABB Event | Anti-Racism Organizing in Maine on 10/16

It's happening! A day-long virtual gathering to deepen local, anti-racist organizing and action in Maine. Co-hosted by Community Change Inc. and Atlantic Black Box Saturday, October 16, 2021 9:00AM — 4:30PM Eastern Time Register here shining a light on Maine & New England's role in the slave trade and the global economy of enslavement witnessing … Continue reading CCI/ABB Event | Anti-Racism Organizing in Maine on 10/16

Event tomorrow | Art & Dread Scott – The Art of Liberation 10/12

Presented by the Colby Museum’s Lunder Institute for American Art Tue, October 12, 2021 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT Register here Dread Scott imagines a world free of oppression and exploitation, with resistance and liberation at the forefront. During this talk, the artist will present a range of work from the past 30 years … Continue reading Event tomorrow | Art & Dread Scott – The Art of Liberation 10/12

Event | Countering Native American Erasure: Practical Steps for History & Culture Organizations on 10/8

A conversation with Heidi K. Brandow (Diné & Kānaka Maoli), artist and co-founder of the Harvard Indigenous Design Collective Hosted by Mass History Commons October 8, 2021, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. REGISTER HERE  How do local organizations and towns think about Indigenous history and perspective in their own community histories? What are practical ways that we, … Continue reading Event | Countering Native American Erasure: Practical Steps for History & Culture Organizations on 10/8

Event | “I Am This Place” a site-specific theater event

Hosted by Revolutionary Spaces OCTOBER 16 - 24Sat & Sun 11:30AM & 1PMAT OLD SOUTH MEETING HOUSE Learn more here The original play I Am This Place envisions a legacy and history of resistance, survival, loss, and remembrance which may have influenced Crispus Attucks, the African and Indigenous man who was the first to fall … Continue reading Event | “I Am This Place” a site-specific theater event

Event | Stereotypes and Invisibility of Indigenous “Native Americans” with Claudia Fox Tree on 10/7

Presented by Claudia Fox Tree, M. Ed. Hosted by the Marblehead Museum Thursday, October 7th, 7pm, Zoom Register here Missing information and misinformation about the First Nations people of the Americas has made stereotypes hyper-visible and truths invisible. The journey of un-erasing Indigenous voices and learning what we were not taught, or mis-taught, starts with accurate … Continue reading Event | Stereotypes and Invisibility of Indigenous “Native Americans” with Claudia Fox Tree on 10/7

Event | Monumental Conversations: What We Found When We Analyzed America’s Monuments on 9/29

Hosted by the Mellon Foundation’s Monuments Project September 29, 2021  4:00pm – 5:00pm Register here As part of the Mellon Foundation’s unprecedented new Monuments Project, Philadelphia-based nonprofit art and history studio Monument Lab undertook a comprehensive audit of our country’s commemorative landscape, scouring almost half a million records of historic properties to better understand the dynamics and trends … Continue reading Event | Monumental Conversations: What We Found When We Analyzed America’s Monuments on 9/29

Event | Mutiny on the Rising Sun: Slavery, Smuggling, and Chocolate at Old North with Dr. Jared Hardesty on 11/3/21

Hosted by Old North Wednesday, November 3, 2021 | 7:00 – 8:30pm Register here Join historian Jared Ross Hardesty on Zoom for a discussion about his new book, Mutiny on the Rising Sun: A Tragic Tale of Slavery, Smuggling, and Chocolate. On the night of June 1, 1743, terror struck the schooner Rising Sun. After completing a routine … Continue reading Event | Mutiny on the Rising Sun: Slavery, Smuggling, and Chocolate at Old North with Dr. Jared Hardesty on 11/3/21

ABB & IAA Event | ReMapping New England: Enslaved Black Biographies from Canada’s Atlantic, with Dr. Harvey Amani Whitfield on 9/30

Hosted by Atlantic Black Box and Indigo Arts Alliance Dr. Harvey Amani Whitfield traces the itinerary of an enslaved Black woman named Nancy during the Revolutionary period Thursday, September 30, 2021 from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Register here In this talk, Dr. Whitfield will trace the itinerary of an enslaved Black woman named Nancy … Continue reading ABB & IAA Event | ReMapping New England: Enslaved Black Biographies from Canada’s Atlantic, with Dr. Harvey Amani Whitfield on 9/30

Event | Conversations on the Commons: Taking History Across Town

Collaborations between historical societies, libraries, and schools Hosted by the Massachusetts History Alliance Friday, September 24, 2021 from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT Register here Join us for a conversation about collaborations across town. What do you do, and how well does it work? What does not work? Join our panelists, Sabrina Kaplan, Outreach … Continue reading Event | Conversations on the Commons: Taking History Across Town

Event | Interacting with Wabanaki Maine History on 11/14

Hosted by Maine Wabanaki REACH November 14, 2021 at 2:00 PM This program is a two hour  interactive experience in which we engage in a story of particular events in the history of 400-years of colonization of Wabanaki people by Europeans in this territory now called the state of Maine. This highly engaging experience requires … Continue reading Event | Interacting with Wabanaki Maine History on 11/14