Archives for Tribal State issues

Wabanaki Windows 2/17/15

Producer/Host: Donna Loring
Engineer: Amy Browne

Issue: Environmental/Allies/River (EAR)

Program Topic: Land Claims compare and contrasting Media then and now

Key Discussion Points:
a) Media environment existing around the Land Claims in the 60’s and 70’s
b) Media environment existing today
c) Importance of Allies in educating and the public and advocating for issues

Guest: Maria Girouard

PPH Article:

Wabanaki Windows 12/16/14

Producer/Host: Donna Loring
Engineer: Amy Browne

From Donna Loring:

On December 20th 2011 we did a show with a group called the Portagers. The Portagers were members of Senior College who were lead and taught by Christina Looper Baker. Christina passed away on Jan18th 2013 from complications of a stroke. At that time she was advocating for Wabanaki people. She wanted the historic truth to be taught in our schools and Native voices to be heard. The Portagers have continued on and are still meeting and addressing issues in support of Wabanaki People.
We are re-airing that show today in her memory as a tribute to her tireless advocacy for truth and justice for the Wabanaki people.

This program is dedicated to the memory of my friend and fellow advocate
Christina Looper Baker. I know She would want me to wish you all a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and Happy Holidays !

You can find the archive of the original broadcast here:

Wabanaki Windows 11/18/14

Producer/Host: Donna Loring
Engineer: Amy Browne

Issue: Review of Tribal State issues with Re-elected Chief Kirk Francis, Penobscot Nation

Program Topic: Challenges facing the Maine Tribes in 2014

Key Discussion Points:

a) What was the Tribal State Relationship over the past decade?

b) What if anything has changed?

c) What is happening with the River Case?

e) How can we change things for the better?

Guest: Re-elected Chief Kirk Francis of the Penobscot Nation