Today’s show is part three of my conversation with members of Maine Wabanaki REACH. I speak with Esther Attean and Stephanie Bailey about the experience of giving statements to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, their hopes about what may come of it, and the anxiety of making painful stories public.
In part two of our series on the TRC, I speak with Maria Girouard, Esther Attean and Stephanie Bailey of Maine Wabanaki REACH. We discuss the process of gathering the untold stories of the many people affected by the longstanding practice of removing native children from their families and their tribes.
A collection of stories about black-white personal relationships and some of the common pitfalls that white people fall into, often without realizing it.
In part two of my conversation with racial justice educator Debby Irving, we talk about the interpersonal dynamics of racism – in friendships, in “white spaces” like schools and offices, and even around the dinner table. Debby gives great, concrete suggestions on how to shift these dynamics in useful ways.