Gale Courey Toensing
2/16/15
A citizen of the Onondaga Nation, whose Snipe Clan name was Gowanahs, Tonya Gonnella Frichner left peacefully during the first hour of February 14, 2015 surrounded by family member...
Gale Courey Toensing
12/26/14
This past year was filled with stories that pushed government-to-government and tribal sovereignty forward for Indian country...
Gale Courey Toensing
9/16/14
Penobscot Indian Nation Chief Kirk Francis and former Chief James Sappier, an Elder Council member, have separately asked the Wiscasset Board of Selectmen to rescind a vote allowin...
Gale Courey Toensing
8/27/14
As the movement to end the use of the Washington football team’s racist name grows across the country, one small town in Maine is headed in the opposite direction...
Gale Courey Toensing
7/20/14
Following a new report that says Maine lawmakers violated the Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act with the passing of a law this spring that limited the Passamaquoddy Tribe’s jurisd...
Gale Courey Toensing
7/19/14
Following a new report that says Maine lawmakers violated the Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act with the passing of a law this spring that limited the Passamaquoddy Tribe’s jurisd...
Gale Courey Toensing
7/18/14
Following a new report that says Maine lawmakers violated the Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act with the passing of a law this spring that limited the Passamaquoddy Tribe’s jurisd...
Gale Courey Toensing
7/17/14
When Maine lawmakers passed a law this spring that limited the Passamaquoddy Tribe’s jurisdiction over elvers fishing, they violated the Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act by actin...
Gale Courey Toensing
8/22/13
A mix of anti-Indian laws and court rulings along with the Maine state attorney general’s unilateral interpretations of the Wabanaki nations’ settlement acts have imposed restricti...
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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