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Passamaquoddy Tribe wins award for addressing climate changeFiled Under: Business | Environment | National
Passamaquoddy Tribe wins award for addressing climate change (May 16, 2017)
The tribe's 98,000-acre forestry project in Maine was the top generator of carbon credits in 2016.
Passamaquoddy Tribe is no longer interested in growing marijuanaFiled Under: Business | Law | National
Passamaquoddy Tribe is no longer interested in growing marijuana (August 3, 2016)
The Maine tribe was working with a cannabis development company whose executives have landed in legal trouble in South Dakota.
Soldiers from Passamaquoddy Tribe finally recognized for service in World War IFiled Under: National
Soldiers from Passamaquoddy Tribe finally recognized for service in World War I (July 19, 2016)
The families of tribal members who were wounded or died during the war were presented with medals and eagle feathers.
Editorial: Reopen settlement to improve tribal relations in Maine Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Reopen settlement to improve tribal relations in Maine (June 22, 2016)
Maine’s tribes need a relationship with the state just as the state can’t ignore the 8,000 tribal members who live here.
Former Passamaquoddy Tribe employee sentenced to probationFiled Under: Law
Former Passamaquoddy Tribe employee sentenced to probation (April 20, 2016)
Stephen E. Crawford, 68, admitted he took more than $25,000 while serving as the tribe's environmental director.
National campaign launched to stop tribal disenrollment epidemicFiled Under: Law | National | Politics
National campaign launched to stop tribal disenrollment epidemic (February 9, 2016)
A prominent coalition of activists, artists and at least one elected tribal leader joined a campaign aimed at putting an end to the controversial practice.
Operator of Passamaquoddy Tribe wastewater plant sentenced Filed Under: Environment | Health | Law
Operator of Passamaquoddy Tribe wastewater plant sentenced (January 28, 2016)
The tribe helped investigate the incident in which an estimated 96,000 gallons of raw sewage were released into the ground in a residential neighborhood.
Donna Loring: Murder of Passamaquoddy elder deserves investigationFiled Under: Law | Opinion
Donna Loring: Murder of Passamaquoddy elder deserves investigation (January 4, 2016)
November 14, 2015, marked the Fiftieth Anniversary of the beating death of Peter Francis a Passamaquoddy elder and World War II Veteran.
Former employee of Passamaquoddy Tribe pleads to theftFiled Under: Law
Former employee of Passamaquoddy Tribe pleads to theft (November 16, 2015)
Stephen E. Crawford admitted he took about $25,000 while serving as the tribe's environmental director.
Passamaquoddy Tribe suspends chief and restores vice chiefFiled Under: Law | Politics
Passamaquoddy Tribe suspends chief and restores vice chief (October 14, 2015)
The council took action against Chief Fred Moore III after he suspended Vice Chief Vera Francis. Now she's in charge of the tribe.
Passamaquoddy Tribe takes a step toward marijuana cultivationFiled Under: Business | Law | National
Passamaquoddy Tribe takes a step toward marijuana cultivation (September 1, 2015)
A letter of intent was signed with a company that is helping the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe of South Dakota develop marijuana.
Elder of Passamaquoddy Tribe who started recall was arrestedFiled Under: Law | Politics
Elder of Passamaquoddy Tribe who started recall was arrested (August 6, 2015)
Mary Creighton, 72, was hauled off to jail by tribal police after she started recalls against two top leaders.
Maine won't let tribal treaty promises be printed in constitutionFiled Under: 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 tribes assert sovereignty and sever relationship with stateFiled Under: Law | National | Politics
Maine tribes assert sovereignty and sever relationship with state (May 28, 2015)
The Aroostook Band of Micmacs, the Penobscot Nation and the Passamaquoddy Tribe said their efforts to work with the state have failed.
Maine tribes hold rally after withdrawing from state LegislatureFiled Under: National | Politics
Maine tribes hold rally after withdrawing from state Legislature (May 26, 2015)
The Penobscot Nation and the Passamaquoddy Tribe said their attempts to work with the state have been futile.
Maine lawmakers won't back fishing agreements with tribesFiled Under: 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.
Bill allows Maine tribes to follow VAWA jurisdiction provisionsFiled Under: Law | National
Bill allows Maine tribes to follow VAWA jurisdiction provisions (May 12, 2015)
The Penobscot Nation and the Passamauquoddy Tribe want to exercise jurisdiction over non-Indian offenders.
Organizer changes mind on mascot after hearing from tribesFiled Under: 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.
Top Maine official opposes bill for fishing agreements with tribesFiled Under: Environment | Law
Top Maine official opposes bill for fishing agreements with tribes (April 29, 2015)
The head of the Department of Marine Resources says that tribal members must comply with state laws.
Carter Cates: Maine governor doesn't want to hear from tribesFiled Under: Opinion
Carter Cates: Maine governor doesn't want to hear from tribes (April 28, 2015)
The governor’s actions these past few days seem abrupt, like those of an angry child so quick to take away something that was given.
Column: Commission takes on truth and reconciliation in MaineFiled Under: 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 marijuanaFiled Under: 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.
Tribes in Maine face opposition to jurisdiction over non-IndiansFiled Under: Law | National
Tribes in Maine face opposition to jurisdiction over non-Indians (February 24, 2015)
Attorney General Janet Mills claims the Violence Against Women Act of 2013 does not apply to tribes in the state.
Ex-employee of Passamaquoddy Tribe admits to drug chargeFiled Under: Health | Law
Ex-employee of Passamaquoddy Tribe admits to drug charge (November 21, 2014)
A pharmacy technician stole prescription pain medicine and shredded documents to conceal the theft.
Passamaquoddy Tribe won't talk with tidal power developersFiled Under: National | Politics
Passamaquoddy Tribe won't talk with tidal power developers (October 31, 2014)
The tribe says the $125 million project will destroy a lucrative elver fishery.
Ex-employee sentenced for stealing from Passamaquoddy TribeFiled Under: Law
Ex-employee sentenced for stealing from Passamaquoddy Tribe (October 28, 2014)
Charles Fourcloud, 59, admitted he stole $20,000 when he worked as the tribe's finance director.
Voters of Passamaquoddy Tribe choose three brothers for councilFiled Under: Politics
Voters of Passamaquoddy Tribe choose three brothers for council (September 4, 2014)
Billy Nicholas won the chief's spot and his brother, Leslie, was elected vice chief. The third brother, Alex, won a seat on the council.
Vice chief from Passamaquoddy Tribe arrested for drunk drivingFiled Under: Law
Vice chief from Passamaquoddy Tribe arrested for drunk driving (September 3, 2014)
Clayton Sockabasin, who is running for re-election, was arrested June 4 after he failed a breathalyzer test.
Three brothers on the ballot for Passamaquoddy Tribe electionFiled Under: Politics
Three brothers on the ballot for Passamaquoddy Tribe election (August 27, 2014)
Billy Nicholas is running for chief and brother Leslie is running for vice chief. Another brother, Alex, is seeking a seat on the council.
Secretary Jewell to visit Indian schools in Maine and MinnesotaFiled Under: Education
Secretary Jewell to visit Indian schools in Maine and Minnesota (August 15, 2014)
Obama administration officials will visit a school in Maine that is due to be replaced and another one in Minnesota that needs federal funds.
Unsettled: Passamaquoddy Tribe awaits constitutional reformFiled Under: National
Unsettled: Passamaquoddy Tribe awaits constitutional reform (July 28, 2014)
The Portland Press Herald wraps up its Unsettled series with a story about the need for a joint constitution for the Passamaquoddy Tribe.
Unsettled: BIA questions Passamaquoddy forest managementFiled Under: Law | National | Trust
Unsettled: BIA questions Passamaquoddy forest management (July 25, 2014)
The Portland Press Herald continues its Unsettled series with a story about questionable forest management practices within the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township.
Unsettled Ch. 26: Passamaquoddy dealings cloaked in secrecyFiled Under: Business | Law | National
Unsettled Ch. 26: Passamaquoddy dealings cloaked in secrecy (July 24, 2014)
The Portland Press Herald continues its Unsettled series with a story about business deals involving leaders of the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township.
Unsettled: Free speech costs dearly at Passamaquoddy TribeFiled Under: Law | National | Politics
Unsettled: Free speech costs dearly at Passamaquoddy Tribe (July 23, 2014)
The Portland Press Herald continues its Unsettled series with a story about accountability and law issues within the Passamaquoddy Tribe.
Unsettled: Questions linger on Passamaquoddy leadershipFiled Under: Law | National
Unsettled: Questions linger on Passamaquoddy leadership (July 22, 2014)
The Portland Press Herald continues its Unsettled series with a story about new leadership of the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township.
Unsettled Ch. 23: Passamaquoddy leader indicted for stealingFiled Under: National | Politics
Unsettled Ch. 23: Passamaquoddy leader indicted for stealing (July 21, 2014)
The Portland Press Herald continues its Unsettled series with a story bout the corruption indictment of Bobby Newell, a former leader of the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township.
Unsettled Ch. 20: Passamaquoddy Tribe still lacks constitutionFiled Under: Law | National | Politics
Unsettled Ch. 20: Passamaquoddy Tribe still lacks constitution (July 18, 2014)
The Portland Press Herald continues its Unsettled series with a story about the lack of a joint constitution for the Passamaquoddy Tribe.
Unsettled Ch. 19: Passamaquoddy Tribe restricts right to voteFiled Under: Law | National | Politics
Unsettled Ch. 19: Passamaquoddy Tribe restricts right to vote (July 17, 2014)
The Portland Press Herald continues its Unsettled series with a story about the denial of voting rights within the Passamaquoddy Tribe.
Report faults Maine over dealings with Passamaquoddy TribeFiled Under: Environment | Law | National
Report faults Maine over dealings with Passamaquoddy Tribe (July 16, 2014)
State has claimed authority over tribal fishing activities.
Maine asserts jurisdiction over tribal waters in case against EPAFiled Under: Environment | Law
Maine asserts jurisdiction over tribal waters in case against EPA (July 9, 2014)
State wants to determine standards for waters that run through reservations.
Ex-employee pleads guilty to theft from Passamaquoddy TribeFiled Under: Law
Ex-employee pleads guilty to theft from Passamaquoddy Tribe (June 27, 2014)
Former finance director admits he stole $20,000.
Passamaquoddy Tribe pays $58K to county to end taxation suitFiled Under: Law | Trust
Passamaquoddy Tribe pays $58K to county to end taxation suit (June 17, 2014)
Tribe agreed to make back payments to 2006 and to make payments in the future.
Ex-employee pleads not guilty over Passamaquoddy Tribe theftFiled Under: Law
Ex-employee pleads not guilty over Passamaquoddy Tribe theft (May 20, 2014)
Charles Fourcloud is accused of stealing about $20,000.
Former employee charged in theft from Passamaquoddy TribeFiled Under: Law
Former employee charged in theft from Passamaquoddy Tribe (May 13, 2014)
The former finance director for the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point in Maine has been charged in federal court.
New York charges tribal fishermen with illegal elver poachingFiled Under: Environment | Law
New York charges tribal fishermen with illegal elver poaching (April 25, 2014)
The state of New York has charged several tribal members with poaching elvers.
MPBN: State tries to place fish limits on Passamaquoddy TribeFiled Under: Environment
MPBN: State tries to place fish limits on Passamaquoddy Tribe (February 21, 2014)
The state of Maine continues efforts to impose fishing limits on the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point and the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township.
Maine tribes criticize state for pulling out of fishing agreementFiled Under: Environment | Law
Maine tribes criticize state for pulling out of fishing agreement (February 19, 2014)
Tribal leaders are criticizing the state of Maine for abruptly pulling out of a fishing agreement.
Passamaquoddy Tribe seeks permit for new source of waterFiled Under: Environment
Passamaquoddy Tribe seeks permit for new source of water (February 12, 2014)
The Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point in Maine is working to improve the quality of water on the reservation.
Jamie Bissonette Lewey: Maine must keep promise to tribesFiled Under: Opinion
Jamie Bissonette Lewey: Maine must keep promise to tribes (February 3, 2014)
Jamie Bissonette Lewey, the chairman of the Maine Indian Tribal-State Commission, discusses a fishing dispute.
Passamaquoddy Tribe makes progress on state fishing talksFiled Under: Environment | Law
Passamaquoddy Tribe makes progress on state fishing talks (January 30, 2014)
The Passamaquoddy Tribe and the state of Maine are near a final agreement on elver fishing.
Man fired by Passamaquoddy Tribe looks elsewhere for jobFiled Under: Law
Man fired by Passamaquoddy Tribe looks elsewhere for job (January 22, 2014)
A man who was fired by the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township in Maine almost landed another job in Indian Country.
Passamaquoddy  Tribe finds contamination in local water supplyFiled Under: Environment
Passamaquoddy Tribe finds contamination in local water supply (October 23, 2013)
The Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point in Maine is looking for a new water supply as tests confirm contamination in some wells.
Passamaquoddy Tribe fires finance director with criminal pastFiled Under: Law
Passamaquoddy Tribe fires finance director with criminal past (October 3, 2013)
The Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township in Maine fired its finance director after uncovering his criminal past.
Passamaquoddy Tribe: No dispute about Keith Harper's workFiled Under: Opinion
Passamaquoddy Tribe: No dispute about Keith Harper's work (October 2, 2013)
We write to you today to correct the record on a recently published article in Indian Country Today entitled Passamaquoddy Leaders Question Harper's Human Rights Judgement.
Charges dismissed against trio of  Passamaquoddy   fishermenFiled Under: Environment | Law
Charges dismissed against trio of Passamaquoddy fishermen (August 13, 2013)
Charges were dismissed against three members of the Passamaquoddy Tribe of Maine who were accused of violating state fishing laws.
Passamaquoddy Tribe continues to exercising fishing rightsFiled Under: Environment | Law
Passamaquoddy Tribe continues to exercising fishing rights (April 30, 2013)
Members of the Passamaquoddy Tribe of Maine continue to exercise their fishing rights despite complaints from the state. The Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point and the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian...
Letter: State mistreats  fishermen from Passamaquoddy   TribeFiled Under: Opinion
Letter: State mistreats fishermen from Passamaquoddy Tribe (April 17, 2013)
Letter writer says state of Maine should work with Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point to resolve fishing dispute: I have the greatest of respect for all fishermen who struggle to...
Passamaquoddy  leaders cite  threat from governor on fishingFiled Under: Environment | Law | National
Passamaquoddy leaders cite threat from governor on fishing (April 2, 2013)
Passamaquoddy tribal leaders said Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) threatened to withdraw support for Indian issues in an ongoing dispute over elver fishing in the state. LePage called tribal leaders...
Seizure raises stakes in Passamaquoddy Tribe fishing disputeFiled Under: Environment | Law
Seizure raises stakes in Passamaquoddy Tribe fishing dispute (April 1, 2013)
The Maine Marine Patrol seized nets from three Passamaquoddy fishermen on Sunday, escalating a battle over jurisdiction and sovereignty. The Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point and the Passamaquoddy Tribe at...
County claims right to impose taxes on Passamaquoddy  TribeFiled Under: Law
County claims right to impose taxes on Passamaquoddy Tribe (January 4, 2013)
Washington County in Maine claims it has the authority to tax property owned by the Passamaquoddy Tribe and its members. The county claims the authority under the Maine Indian Claims...

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