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
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
7/29/13
When Penobscot Indian Nation leaders heard on July 17 that the South Carolina Supreme Court had ordered three-year-old Veronica Brown, a Cherokee citizen, removed from the care of ...
Gale Courey Toensing
7/23/13
The restoration of the Penobscot River in Maine has taken a monumental step forward with the breaching of the Veazie Dam, which will open up the river from Indian Island at Old Tow...
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 ...
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
12/20/12
With the appointment of five people to serve on the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth & Reconciliation Commission, the work of unearthing the stories of abuse imposed on...
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...
Gale Courey Toensing
9/12/12
A selection panel empowered by the Wabanaki tribal governments and the Maine state government is seeking nominations for the Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation C...
Gale Courey Toensing
7/13/12
The state of Maine began using the moniker vacationland on its license plates in 1936...

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