March 29, 2019 @ 6:30PM — 8:30PM
A Candid Discussion About Activism and Identity
EVENT MOVED TO PORTLAND HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM
An Evening with Bree Newsome is presented in a partnership between Maine Initiatives and Americans Who Tell the Truth. Bree will be joined by Tribal Ambassador of the Penobscot Nation, Maulian Dana. The discussion will focus on the legacy of systemic racism in the US and what can be done to dismantle it. Comparisons will be drawn between the experiences of African Americans and Indigenous Peoples. The conversation will be followed by audience Q&A.
Maulian Dana is the current Tribal Ambassador of the Penobscot Nation.She grew up on Indian Island on the Penobscot Reservation. As a founding member of the Maine chapter of Not Your Mascot, she has been the leading exponent for discontinuing the use of Indian mascots. She is active in preserving and teaching the customs of the Penobscot people.
Doors open 6:30 PM
Program will start at 7:00 PM
Tickets are free, but required
If you are unable to attend the talk in person, it will be live streamed on Maine Initiatives' Facebook page.
PARKING INFORMATION FOR DAY OF EVENT
Free parking is available on-street in Portland after 6 PM
Alternatively, parking garages are plentiful in the area:
Elm Street Garage // 21 Elm Street
Spring Street Garage // 45 Spring Street
Temple Street Garage // 11 Temple Street
More parking information at https://www.portlandmaine.gov/431/City-Owned-Garages