Concerns about the state and Gov. Paul LePage’s apparent lack of respect for tribal sovereignty prompted the Penobscot and Passamaquoddy tribes to withdraw their delegates to the Maine Legislature in May of last year. Source: Maine tribal leaders voice disputes with state government

The Standing Rock Sioux tribe has announced that the Sacred Fire of the Seven Councils has been put to sleep. “The movement is in a phase of transition and growth. The encampment brought global attention to our struggle, and now we face the task of carrying that momentum forward…” Source: Standing Rock: The Sacred Fire… continue reading »