Archives for Chief Kirk Francis

Wabanaki Windows 6/21/16

Producer/Host: Donna Loring

Issue: River case update/ Tribal Representatives

Program Topic: River case and Tribal State issues

Key Discussion Points:
a) What is the current status of the River case?
b) What is the current status of the Tribal Representatives
c) How will the Tribes move forward outside of the State Legislature

Chief Kirk Francis of the Penobscot Nation

WERU Special: Great Works Dam Removal 6/15/12

Producer/Host: Amy Browne

Program Topic: We take you to the banks of the Penobscot River in Bradley on Monday morning, where removal of the 200 year old Great Works Dam was about to get underway. You’ll hear the Penobscot Nation Chief, Representatives Mike Michaud and Chellie Pingree, US Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, and others, explaining the significance of the Penobscot River Restoration project.

Key Discussion Points:
a) Background on the dam removal
b) Reasons for removing the dam
c) Next steps in the Penobscot River Restoration Project

Call In Program: No

Indigenous Voices 8/19/08

Producer/Host: Rhonda Frey

Topic: The 2-year term of Penobscot Nation Tribal Chief Kirk Francis

What is the history of the relationship with the state of Maine? What led to the severing of ties with the state? What were Chief Francis’ goals during his 2 year term and what are his plans for the future?

Guest: Honorable Kirk Francis, Tribal Chief of the Penobscot Nation

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