Materials/Works in Progress
Land Acknowledgement “Since we are so bad at genocide, we will now offer these heartfelt words of acknowledgement and apology for our presence in your homeland, yet will neither give the land back or do anything structural to change how we maintain our systems of colonial control over your lands, resources, and cultures.”Darren Ranco, Ph.D […]
entitles the bearer to claim one (1) unit of water from the water body of your choice. Following stipulations apply: Claimed unit of water must not be removed from the larger body of water. Claimed unit of water must be easily distinguishable from all other water units. Claimed unit of water may not depart the […]
This walk gathered just before dawn along the Presumpscot River on September 12, 2020. It meandered through and cut across spaces-between: between surface and depth, the Penobscot and Presumpscot watersheds, Native and settler (be)longings, the human and the more-than-human; between yesterday, today, and something coming. As we crossed from night into day, walkers shared story, […]
collectively created by Lilah Akins, Devon Kelley-Yurdin, Emilia Dahlin, Cory Tamler, and Jennie Hahn for the Great Small Works Virtual Toy Theater Festival, presented on July 16, 2020
TYLER RAI: Map rendering play in Photoshop. Island images taken from Google Maps, video still of river by Devon Kelley-Yurdin.
NOV. 16, 2019, MAINE HISTORICAL SOCIETY, PORTLAND, ME WABANAKI PLACE: LANGUAGE AND LANDSCAPEPRESENTATION BY JAMES E. FRANCIS SR., DIRECTOR OF CULTURAL & HISTORIC PRESERVATION, PENOBSCOT NATION
Click the button above to explore our co-created journal record of 3 guided days in October 2019 on the Penobscot River and Sugar Island, from the perspective of the guided. The journal format replicates ways in which Wabanaki guiding has been recorded and archived in the past. Its co-authorship honors the core values of our […]
A score (instructions (for performance?)) written after the on-river intensive in October 2019. Cory Tamler.
We made this video in late 2019 to introduce a wider audience to our work. Acknowledgements Opening: Lilah Akins, In Kinship Fellow, sings the Penobscot Water Song during a Fellowship Team Check-In Call Video footage was captured by members of the Fellowship team including: Jennie Hahn, Cory Tamler, Lilah Akins, and Devon Kelley-Yurdin. Video footage […]