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New Protections for Religious Rights of Native Prisoners

Native spiritual gatherings in prison are essential to the survival of tribal communities. Wabanaki Legal News, Spring 2009 edition by Paul Thibeault (opinion)

Honoring, Helping Native Veterans

According to Penobscot Tribal Elder Charles N. Shay, Maine is the first state in the country to recognize June 21st as Native American Veterans Day. There are currently 831 Native American Veterans living in Maine. In honor of Native American Veterans Day, here are some resources that we hope you find helpful.

Truth and Reconciliation

Wabanaki Legal News, Spring 2012 What is a Truth and Reconciliation Commission? A TRC is a group of people chosen to investigate a problem and make suggestions about how to make the problem better.  This TRC is focusing on what happened to Wabanaki people involved with the Maine child welfare system.

Fair Employment Practices

Wabanaki Legal News, Winer 2011

Indian Child Welfare Act

Wabanaki Legal News, Spring 2011 What is the Indian Child Welfare Act?

Your Protections Under the Maine Human Rights Act

Wabanaki Legal News, Summer 2001 Basic Facts You Should Know about Discrimination   By Ivy L. Frignoca

Fighting Discrimination Against Native Americans

Wabanaki Legal News, January 2009

Indian Child Welfare Act Update

Wabanaki Legal News Fall 1996 (updated January 2002)