Letter from Reid Peyton Chambers (Attorney for the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians) to Thomas Tureen (NARF Attorney for the Passamaquoddy Tribe and the Penobscot Nation), proposing a draft of some of the provisions for the Maine Indian Claims Settlement Bill (07/18/1980)

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Title

Letter from Reid Peyton Chambers (Attorney for the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians) to Thomas Tureen (NARF Attorney for the Passamaquoddy Tribe and the Penobscot Nation), proposing a draft of some of the provisions for the Maine Indian Claims Settlement Bill (07/18/1980)

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

Discusses the jurisdictional arrangement under Section 6(h) (now known as 25 U.S.C. 1725(e)), but focusing on the Maliseets.

Source

National Congress of American Indians Records

National Congress of American Indians records, Box 532, Misc. Rec. of S. Harjo, Eastern Land Claims, Folder Titled “Maine Land Settlement Legislation [2 of 2]”; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution

Date

7/18/1980

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 by the National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Prior permission is required for any commercial use.

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Language

English

Type

Text
Documents

Identifier

NMAI004

Files

NMAI004.pdf

Citation

“Letter from Reid Peyton Chambers (Attorney for the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians) to Thomas Tureen (NARF Attorney for the Passamaquoddy Tribe and the Penobscot Nation), proposing a draft of some of the provisions for the Maine Indian Claims Settlement Bill (07/18/1980),” The Drafting and Enactment of the Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act: April - October 1980, accessed January 22, 2019, https://maineindianclaims.omeka.net/items/show/29.

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