The College’s Cultural Events will host the free screening of an excerpt from the documentary The Penobscot and Their River
at 12:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, in Meiley-Swallow Hall. The film documents the fight by Native American activists for their land. The Penobscot and Their River
tells the story of the Penobscots’ battle against serious environmental threats to their lands, now part of the state of Maine.
The Penobscot and Their River
is one of four short documentaries in the larger work Homeland: Four Portraits of Native Action
tells the story of four battles in which Native American activists are fighting to preserve their land, sovereignty and culture.