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In Our Veins
As the Penobscot River recovers from centuries of environmental impacts, the restoration of river-based traditions remains a hope for the Penobscot Indian Nation. Sara Quinn documents how members of the Penobscot Tribe used to rely on the river, and today how they attempt to remain attached to it.
Moving to Maine to live peacefully in retirement, Lynn Smith is caught in the middle of an environmental issue regarding dam removal. Mujahid Suliman documents how Smith has to deal with local politics that may force her out of her home, and the changes removing a dam does for the land and fish population.