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Join Youth Leaders as they call for Indigenous Sovereignty in Maine

When: 8:45am, Saturday, May 14thWhere: State Democratic Convention at Cross Insurance Center, Bangor, ME. Youth Statement for Action: “We are youth leaders, representing a wide variety of identities, backgrounds, organizations and communities. We represent youth in the movements for social, economic, and environmental justice. What unites… Read More »Join Youth Leaders as they call for Indigenous Sovereignty in Maine

“Our ancestors made sacrifices so we could be here today, and it is our sacred duty to continue to press for full restoration and recognition of Wabanaki sovereignty.”
~ Wabanaki Nations Statement

 “Tribal-state relations are broken and irreparable until [the state] recognizes the sacred, inherent sovereign rights of the Wabanaki people are recognized first.” This was the statement by Passamaquoddy Vice Chief Darrell Newell to the Maine State Senate before he gave the opening prayer on Monday, May… Read More »“Our ancestors made sacrifices so we could be here today, and it is our sacred duty to continue to press for full restoration and recognition of Wabanaki sovereignty.”
~ Wabanaki Nations Statement