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Penobscot River, Maine

Penobscot Million

How Maine got the land and is battling one tribe for more

Jenni Monet

This story was co-published with The New Farmer’s Almanac in Jan. 2021

In the fall of 1980, teenagers Kirk Francis and Mark Chavaree watched their Penobscot Nation elders make national headlines from Maine. Some media accounts labeled the tribe’s historic land claims…

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Jenni Monet

Jenni Monet

Journalist and media critic reporting on Indigenous Affairs | Founder of the weekly newsletter @Indigenous_ly | K’awaika (Laguna Pueblo) jennimonet.com

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