Indigenous Voices 12/18/07

Producers/hosts: Rhonda Frey and Meredith DeFrancesco

Guest: Representative Donna Loring

Topics: Multiple topics, including: History of tribal representation in Maine legislature; LD281 “An Act to Require Teaching Maine Native American History and Culture in Maine Schools” and how it is being implemented;  How the Maine Indian Claims  Settlement Act was used to diminish tribal sovereignty in the case of the Penobscot and Passamaquoddy tribes attempt to protect river quality from paper company pollution