Archives for Peter Francis murder

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