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UNH Land, Water, and Life Acknowledgement

About N'dakinna Resources

These resources are provided to help educate about N'dakinna, the traditional ancestral homeland of the Abenaki, Pennacook, and Wabanaki peoples past and present and the region where the University of New Hampshire resides. Resources include language materials, films and videos, regional maps, resources for educators, and further reading. The materials are curated to encourage learning from Indigenous perspectives as part of the UNH Land, Water, and Life Acknowledgment. 

"Dawnland" film

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. 2018. 87 minutes

Available to UNH affiliated users. 

Videos from the Indigenous New Hampshire Collaborative Collective

Books in the UNH Library