Memo from Passamaquoddy and Penobscot Negotiation Committee to the White House Task Force on Indian Claims in Maine (Draft), regarding the settlement package that is being negotiated (01/02/1978)

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Title

Memo from Passamaquoddy and Penobscot Negotiation Committee to the White House Task Force on Indian Claims in Maine (Draft), regarding the settlement package that is being negotiated (01/02/1978)

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 Passamaquoddy/Penobscot Negotiation Committee "sett[ing] forth those items on which we have agreed . . . and our proposals for resolution of those items, which remain unresolved." Of particular interest is the mention of engaging in "further talks to determine the appropriate means of accomplishing the Nations' desire . . . to have the State of Maine exercise civil and criminal jurisdiction during an initial study period."

Source

National Congress of American Indians Records

National Congress of American Indians records, Box 531, Misc. Rec. of S. Harjo, Eastern Land Claims, Folder Titled “[Maine Indians - Land Claims - General, I] [1 of 3]”; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution

Date

1/2/1978

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.

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

Text
Documents

Identifier

NMAI013

Files

NMAI013.pdf

Citation

“Memo from Passamaquoddy and Penobscot Negotiation Committee to the White House Task Force on Indian Claims in Maine (Draft), regarding the settlement package that is being negotiated (01/02/1978),” The Drafting and Enactment of the Maine Indian Claims Settlement Act: April - October 1980, accessed January 22, 2019, https://maineindianclaims.omeka.net/items/show/37.

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