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First treaty after Declaration of Independence was with tribes
Canada | Law | National
First treaty after Declaration of Independence was with tribes (September 14, 2015)
Despite the significance of the Treaty of Watertown of 1776, the United States did not acknowledge the existence of the tribal signatories for more than 200 years.

Maine won't let tribal treaty promises be printed in constitution
Law | National | Politics
Maine won't let tribal treaty promises be printed in constitution (June 19, 2015)
A section of the Maine Constitution that requires the state to comply with pre-existing treaty and other duties does not appear in any of the printed versions of the document.

Maine lawmakers won't back fishing agreements with tribes
Environment | Law | Politics
Maine lawmakers won't back fishing agreements with tribes (May 15, 2015)
The state continues to assert jurisdiction over tribal fishing activities and attempts to resolve the impasse have been at a standstill.

Organizer changes mind on mascot after hearing from tribes
Education
Organizer changes mind on mascot after hearing from tribes (May 6, 2015)
The Penobscot. Passamaquoddy, Maliseet and Micmac tribes are united in their opposition to the Skowhegan Indians.

Column: Commission takes on truth and reconciliation in Maine
Opinion
Column: Commission takes on truth and reconciliation in Maine (April 24, 2015)
Imagine living in a nation where extermination of your race and culture has been official government policy — a country where vestiges of those policies linger.

Three tribes in Maine are latest to express interest in marijuana
Business | Law | National
Three tribes in Maine are latest to express interest in marijuana (March 16, 2015)
The Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point, the Aroostook Band of Micmacs and the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians are actively discussing the matter.

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