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Maine tribes march for sovereignty
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FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2002

Members of two Maine tribes are wrapping up a 33-mile walk in support of their sovereignty.

About 50 members of the Passamaquoddy Tribe and the Penobscot Nation are making the journey to protest a state court decision which requires them to turn over internal documents to paper companies. They started out at the site of a 1724 raid and massacre.

The group will end up at the State House in Augusta today. There, they will hand the documents to an environmental group.

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Tribes march on Augusta (AP 5/24)
33-mile trek protests state’s control (The Bangor Daily News 5/24)
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Relevant Links:
Clean Water Day - A Walk for Tribal Sovereignty - http://www.wabanaki.com/Tribe/depts/Environmental/cleanh20day.htm

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