OpEd: Citizens across Maine should contact local and state education board officials to ask that they promote a safe, supportive and equal environment in Maine schools by removing the Indians mascot. Source: Skowhegan schools keep ‘Indians’ mascot and stand for what they should oppose — Opinion — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine

Ninety-nine years after six young men volunteered to fight the Imperial German Army in World War I, their families on Sunday received the official recognition that the soldiers never did. Source: Nearly 100 years later, Passamaquoddy Army veterans honored for service — Down East — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine

Front Row (Left to Right) Daniel Dixon, Prudence Ndabasanze, Johary Kachwamba, Davies Chogawana, Shilda Cardoso, Tawetu Zerue, Dennis Munuve, Chief Kirk Francis, Sherri Mitchell, Eric Mehnert, Carol Kim, Donna Loring, Kyela Gadi, Joanna Doorghen-Gorden, Emana “Ema” Imona, Ayawavi “Mimi” Attisso, Nancy Chawawa Back Row (Left to Right) Jacob Oluka, Wandile Thwala, Henry Kyeremeh, (Jean) Claude… continue reading »