'Dawnland' Wins Emmy Award for Research

"Dawnland, a documentary co-produced by Samson Occom Professor of Native American Studies N. Bruce Duthu '80, has won an Emmy award for research. The film, which traces the historically negative impact of Maine's child welfare practices on Native American communities, was carried by many PBS stations as part of the network's Independent Lens series. It was among several PBS programs honored Sept. 24 at the 40th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards ceremony at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall in New York City.

"We're especially pleased that the teams from DawnlandWildland, and I Am Not Your Negro were recognized for their exceptional storytelling. These films allow people to find unity in divided times by creating empathy and a deeper understanding of complex, urgent social issues," said Independent Lens executive producer Lois Vossen. [...]" 

To continue reading, see full article by Charlotte Albright on Dartmouth News: https://news.dartmouth.edu/news/2019/09/dawnland-wins-emmy-award-research