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Native American Sovereignty in Maine
Consultant Stephen Brimley provides an overview and analysis of Native American sovereignty in Maine. The article was originally published in the Fall/Winter 2004 issue of Maine Policy Review, a journal published by the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at the University of Maine and Margaret Chase Smith Library in Skowhegan. For online access to the journal readers may go to www.umaine.edu/mcsc/mpr.htm.
February 9, 2006

Three Commentaries on the Brimley Article
Donna Loring, Penobscot Nation member and current Penobscot Nation Tribal Representative to the Maine Legislature, Lisa Neuman, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Native American Studies, UMaine, and Laurance Rosen, Professor of Anthropology, Princeton University, provide commentaries on the Brimley article. The commentaries were originally published in the Fall/Winter 2004 issue of Maine Policy Review, a journal published by the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at the University of Maine and Margaret Chase Smith Library in Skowhegan. For online access to the journal readers may go to www.umaine.edu/mcsc/mpr.htm.
February 9, 2006

The Sovereignty of Indian Nations in Maine
Ms. Shibbles is a member of the Penobscot Nation and the Chief Judge of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Court and an Appellate justice of the Passamaquoddy Tribal Appellate Court. This is her presentation to the Maine Legislature on the legal concept of sovereignty from the viewpoint of Native Americans.
February 15, 2000

Tribal Sovereignty
Mark Chavaree provides a brief discussion of this concept as it applies to Indian tribes generally. The major thrust of this article concentrates on the sovereignty of the Penobscot Nation (hereinafter referred to as the “Nation”), with particular focus on the changes wrought by the 1980 Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act.
February 8, 1998

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