Gale Courey Toensing
4/8/14
The Passamaquoddy Tribe’s fishery law has been amended to implement individual catch quotas for the lucrative elver season that began on April 5...
Gale Courey Toensing
2/18/14
In calling for an investigation of the office of Maine Attorney General Janet Mills, Penobscot Indian Nation Chief Kirk Francis cited a number of actions on the part of her office ...
Gale Courey Toensing
2/18/14
Penobscot Indian Nation Chief Kirk Francis is calling for an investigation of the state attorney general’s office following the latest successful effort by Attorney General Janet M...
Gale Courey Toensing
2/17/14
Leaders of the Passamaquoddy Tribe were disappointed and frustrated when a proposed negotiated fishing agreement with the state was terminated at the last minute by Attorney Genera...
Gale Courey Toensing
2/5/14
Maine’s Attorney General Janet Mills has been taken to task by Maine Indian Tribal-State Commission Chairwoman Jamie Bissonette Lewey for raising a questionable “constitutional con...
Gale Courey Toensing
8/26/13
In an uncommon act of legal solidarity with an Indian tribe, the federal government has joined the Penobscot Indian Nation in support of its federal lawsuit against the State of Ma...
Gale Courey Toensing
6/18/13
Controversy Flares over Role of State-Contracted Company Although Maine officials are not renowned for their expertise in gaming machine technology, they have blocked a bill which ...
Jackleen de la Harpe
5/21/13
In Indian country, frybread, Indian tacos, curly fries and pizza have become as “traditional” as the dancing and socializing of annual pow wows and celebrations...
Gale Courey Toensing
2/4/13
When the Wabanaki tribes and the State of Maine signed an agreement in the spring of 2011 to create a Maine/Wabanaki Truth and Reconciliation Process to heal the past abuses of Ind...
Gale Courey Toensing
11/21/12
The Penobscot Indian Nation has sued the State of Maine over its assertion that the nation has jurisdiction and regulatory authority over hunting and fishing only on its reservatio...

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