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Yo-Yo Ma Joins Wabanaki Musicians at Sunrise to Perform a Concert For Healing: Recognition of Tribal Sovereignty at the Forefront of Morning’s Reflections

Hours before sunrise last Friday, an unlikely group gathered at the eastern edge of Ckuwaponakiyik, Schoodic Point. Wabanaki community members and the National Park Service welcomed world renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland, and a handful of Maine’s Tribal and State… Read More »Yo-Yo Ma Joins Wabanaki Musicians at Sunrise to Perform a Concert For Healing: Recognition of Tribal Sovereignty at the Forefront of Morning’s Reflections

Wabanaki

Surprise!! The Wabanaki community welcomed three very special guests into our homeland this morning… Yo-Yo Ma, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland, and as always, kisos (☀️)! These wonderful musicians gathered and sang the day into being. This morning’s gathering was the first of Yo-Yo… Read More »Wabanaki

Kihtahkomikumon

Kihtahkomikumon (Our Land) – #IsLandBack in Passamaquoddy Territory a Documentary Short Film by Sunlight Media Collective Originally known as Kuwesuwi Monihq (Pine Island), and renamed “White’s Island” by settlers, this place has deep historical and cultural significance to the Passamaquoddy community. In 2021, by an… Read More »Kihtahkomikumon

Task Force on Changes to the Maine Indian Land Claims Settlement Act Presentation 1-14-2020

Maine legislation passed on June 10, 2019, creating the Task Force, states a commitment to recognize, “that the Maine Tribes should enjoy the same rights, privileges, powers and immunities as other Federally recognized Indian Tribes within the United States”. Since the passage of the Settlement… Read More »Task Force on Changes to the Maine Indian Land Claims Settlement Act Presentation 1-14-2020