Archives for Tribal/state relations

Wabanaki Windows 6/16/15

Producer/Host: Donna Loring
Engineer: Amy Browne

Issue: Wabanaki/ State Tribal Relations update

Program Topic: Tribal/State Relations Recent Developments

Key Discussion Points:
a) Background leading up to permanent break with the State
b) Issues of Sovereignty, The meaning of the word
c) The Permanent withdrawal of the Penobscot and Passamaquoddy Representatives from the Maine State Legislature

Guest: Chief Kirk Francis, Penobscot Nation

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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