A Gift and a Responsibility

Chris Newell (Passamaquoddy) on the Importance of Music in His Life

Educator and musician Chris Newell (Passamaquoddy) talks about the importance of music in his life, his experience with the Mystic River Singers, and his collaboration with Yo-Yo Ma on a special event in Acadia National Park in Maine. 

Clips from the documentary about the Acadia performance, Weckuwapok (The Approaching Dawn), are courtesy of Reciprocity Project. Discussion guides for Reciprocity films are available at their website.