Awasəwehlαwə́lətinα wikəwαmok | They Returned Home

Nətawə́lənəmən - TK Attribution (TK A)
Nənisαpetámənena - TK Outreach (TK O)

May 10, 2023

This film by the Penobscot Nation and Local Contexts charts the groundbreaking work undertaken by the Penobscot Nation to restore Penobscot cultural authority within institutions in Maine and beyond.


Film by Andreas Burgess & Jane Anderson
in collaboration with James Francis, Jennifer Neptune & Darren Ranco

Music by Laura Ortman (White Mountain Apache)

Audio Post-Production by Kayla Elrod

Penobscot Language Advisor Gabe Paul

Aerial Photography by James Francis

Illustrations by James Francis

Special Thanks

Maui Hudson
Kim Christen
Janette Hamilton-Pearce
Corrie Roe
Felicia Garcia
Vanessa Smith

Diana Lovette
Ashley Rojas
Renee Waiwiri
John Moore
Gretchen Faulkner
Sky Heller

Andrea Geyer
Emily Johnson
Courtney Botfield
Sadia Shepard
Purcell Carson
Hope Hall

TK Attribute (TK A)
Nətawə́lənəmən – TK Attribution (TK A)
TK Outreach (TK O)
Nənisαpetámənena – TK Outreach (TK O)
TK Non-Commercial (TK NC)
TK Non-Commercial (TK NC)

Copyright Penobscot Nation and Local Contexts, 2023

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