Join the Place Justice Project for a virtual screening of "Fighting Indians" followed by a conversation with filmmakers Mark Cooley and Derek Ellis and Passamaquoddy language-keeper Dwayne Tomah, moderated by Erika Arthur
Place Justice Event | Four Decades & Four Bills: Dealing with Offensive Names & Symbols in Maine 2/7/23
Until very recently, racial slurs remained inscribed on Maine’s landscapes and racist mascots were cherished by schools and their communities. How did these symbols that disparage and dehumanize Black and Indigenous people come to be? Why have they persisted for so long? And what harmful vestiges remain still today?