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Student Life offers study skills and time management sessions with Liz Rabasca.

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For decades, child welfare authorities have been removing Native American children from their homes to “save them from being Indian.” In Maine, the first official Truth and Reconciliation Commission in the United States begins a historic investigation. Dawnland goes behind-the-scenes as this historic body grapples with difficult truths, redefines reconciliation, and charts a new course for state and tribal relations.

Thorndike Library has purchased a institutional digital copy of Dawnland for current students, faculty, and staff.  Please email library@coa.edu to get the Vimeo link and password. 

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