Archives for justice

Wabanaki Windows 11/17/15

Producer/Host: Donna Loring
Engineer: Amy Browne

Issue: 50th Anniversary of Peter Francis Murder at Peasant Point/Creation of a Joint Investigative Task Force by United South and Eastern Tribes/ First time in history to investigate crimes against their own Tribal members

Program Topic: Searching for Justice for family and community

Key Discussion Points:
a) Establishment of a United South and Eastern Tribes Investigative Task Force
b) Investigate what happened and the effects of a failed justice system
c) Task Force as model for rest of Indian Country

Michael Corey Hinton, Great grandson of Peter Francis and an attorney for Akin Gump a prestigious law firm in Washington DC
Penobscot Nation Chief, Kirk Francis
USET Chair of its Criminal Justice Committee Robert Bryant

Wabanaki Windows 10/21/14

Producer/Host: Donna Loring
Engineer: Amy Browne

Issue: Fifty Years of history and injustice for Passamaquoddy Tribe

Program Topic: Passamaquoddy history mid 1960’s

Key Discussion Points:

a) Woodard”s series of 29 chapters of Unsettled in the Portland Press Herald/ Racism in the surrounding community
b) Fairness in law enforcement/emergency services/judicial system
c) Will there ever be justice for this community?

Colin Woodard, award winning writer and journalist for the Portland Press Hareld