This page is a space to share upcoming public events that are not sponsored or organized by First Light, but nevertheless might be of interest to our participants and those involved in work to expand Wabanaki stewardship of land in Maine. If you’d like to share information about an upcoming event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
Tribal Sovereignty and Efforts in the Maine Legislature organized by Maine Conservation Voters. Friday, March 5th from 12-1 pm. Penobscot Nation Ambassador Maulian Dana and Passamaquoddy Tribal Citizen and Attorney Corey Hinton will join us to discuss the history of tribal-state relations, the push for amendments to the Maine Indian Land Claims Settlement Act, and why recognition of inherent sovereignty of tribal nations is critically important to the Wabanaki in Maine. Register here or tune into this Youtube live link.
Wabanaki Knowledge, Perspectives, and Science in Acadia organized by the Schoodic Institute. Friday, March 19 from 12-2 pm. Speakers include Suzanne Greenlaw, Michelle Baumflek, Kyle Lolar, Bonnie Newsom, Donald Soctomah, and Rebecca Cole-Will. Register here.