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REDACT: A panel discussion on the redaction of Maine's 1820 Constitution

Recorded on November 19, 2020 - In this recording a panel of experts discuss the topics covered Maine Historical Society's exhibit REDACT: Obscuring the Maine Constitution. The panel examined the redaction of Maine's 1820 Constitution in 1875 and the ramifications that ceasing to print sections 1, 2, and 5 of Article 10 had upon Wabanaki communities and public lands.

Panel Moderator: Darren Ranco (Penobscot) - Associate Professor of Anthropology and Chair of Native American Programs at University of Maine, exhibit co-curator

Panelists:

Resources:
During the panel, participants cited resources and court cases relevant to the 1875 redaction of the 1820 Maine Constitution, which are available below.