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Filed Under: National
Town in Maine approves new name for road after controversy (10/08)
The road will be known as Micmac Drive, a name supported by the Aroostook Band of Micmacs.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Town sends wrong message with street after R-word (09/24)
Writer praises leaders of the Penobscot Nation for asking a town on Maine to get rid of a street named after an offensive slur.

Filed Under: Politics
Voters of Passamaquoddy Tribe choose three brothers for council (09/04)
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.

Filed Under: Law
Vice chief from Passamaquoddy Tribe arrested for drunk driving (09/03)
Clayton Sockabasin, who is running for re-election, was arrested June 4 after he failed a breathalyzer test.

Filed Under: Politics
Three brothers on the ballot for Passamaquoddy Tribe election (08/27)
Billy Nicholas is running for chief and brother Leslie is running for vice chief. Another brother, Alex, is seeking a seat on the council.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Mark Chavaree: Penobscot Nation fights to save namesake river (08/20)
Mark Chavaree, a member of the Penobscot Nation, explains why the tribe is defending its right to the Penobscot River:

Filed Under: Education
Secretary Jewell to visit Indian schools in Maine and Minnesota (08/15)
Obama administration officials will visit a school in Maine that is due to be replaced and another one in Minnesota that needs federal funds.

Filed Under: National
Unsettled: Passamaquoddy Tribe awaits constitutional reform (07/28)
The Portland Press Herald wraps up its Unsettled series with a story about the need for a joint constitution for the Passamaquoddy Tribe.

Filed Under: Law | National | Trust
Unsettled: BIA questions Passamaquoddy forest management (07/25)
The Portland Press Herald continues its Unsettled series with a story about questionable forest management practices within the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Unsettled Ch. 26: Passamaquoddy dealings cloaked in secrecy (07/24)
The Portland Press Herald continues its Unsettled series with a story about business deals involving leaders of the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Unsettled: Free speech costs dearly at Passamaquoddy Tribe (07/23)
The Portland Press Herald continues its Unsettled series with a story about accountability and law issues within the Passamaquoddy Tribe.

Filed Under: Law | National
Unsettled: Questions linger on Passamaquoddy leadership (07/22)
The Portland Press Herald continues its Unsettled series with a story about new leadership of the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Unsettled Ch. 23: Passamaquoddy leader indicted for stealing (07/21)
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.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Unsettled Ch. 20: Passamaquoddy Tribe still lacks constitution (07/18)
The Portland Press Herald continues its Unsettled series with a story about the lack of a joint constitution for the Passamaquoddy Tribe.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Unsettled Ch. 19: Passamaquoddy Tribe restricts right to vote (07/17)
The Portland Press Herald continues its Unsettled series with a story about the denial of voting rights within the Passamaquoddy Tribe.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Report faults Maine over dealings with Passamaquoddy Tribe (07/16)
State has claimed authority over tribal fishing activities.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Maine asserts jurisdiction over tribal waters in case against EPA (07/09)
State wants to determine standards for waters that run through reservations.

Filed Under: Law
Ex-employee pleads guilty to theft from Passamaquoddy Tribe (06/27)
Former finance director admits he stole $20,000.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Passamaquoddy Tribe pays $58K to county to end taxation suit (06/17)
Tribe agreed to make back payments to 2006 and to make payments in the future.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Editorial: Racist mascots don't belong in Maine's public schools (06/04)
Newspaper calls on schools in Maine to avoid using stereotypical images of Indians as mascots.

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