Memo to Senator William S. Cohen from Timothy Woodcock summarizing disagreement between the U.S. Department of Interior and State of Maine regarding the status of Tribes as municipalities under the Maine Implementing Act (MIA) (08/28/1980)

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Memo to Senator William S. Cohen from Timothy Woodcock summarizing disagreement between the U.S. Department of Interior and State of Maine regarding the status of Tribes as municipalities under the Maine Implementing Act (MIA) (08/28/1980)

Subject

Indians of North America--Maine--Land tenure
Indians of North America--Maine--Claims
Indians of North America--Legal Status, Laws, etc.
Indians of North America--Government Relations
Indians of North America--Politics and Government

Description

Memo from Timothy Woodcock to Senator Cohen, summarizing disagreement between Interior and State: status of Tribes as municipalities under the Maine Implementing Act (MIA). The State specifically wanted to keep the Tribes under Maine law and not give them the same sovereignty as tribes in the West have.

Source

William S. Cohen Papers
William S. Cohen Papers (MS 106), Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, 3.3.13.1 Box 8, Folder 6; or 3.3.13.2 Box 5, Folder 11

Date

8/28/1980

Rights

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. This item is made available for research and educational purposes courtesy of Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, Orono, Maine. Prior permission is required for any commercial use.

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Language

English

Type

Text
Documents

Identifier

UMAINE003

Files

UMAINE003.pdf

Citation

“Memo to Senator William S. Cohen from Timothy Woodcock summarizing disagreement between the U.S. Department of Interior and State of Maine regarding the status of Tribes as municipalities under the Maine Implementing Act (MIA) (08/28/1980),” The Drafting and Enactment of the Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act: April - October 1980, accessed May 26, 2018, http://maineindianclaims.omeka.net/items/show/58.

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