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Sipayik Members of the Passamaquoddy Tribe Constitution
Location: Maine, very close to the Canada border Population: 2148 Date of Constitution: 2003
'We are getting stronger'
An economic, political and cultural renaissance is underway throughout Indian Country in the United States. It’s been going on for nearly a quarter-century. Whereas in the 1980s, economic growth on Indian reservations lagged far behind the rate of the U.S. economy, through the booming 1990s and the…
Passamaquoddy Tribe Amends Fishery Law to Protect Its Citizens from State Threat
The Passamaquoddy Tribe’s fishery law has been amended to implement individual catch quotas for the lucrative elver season that began on April 5. While the quota system conforms to a new state law, Passamaquoddy leaders stressed that the change was made to both protect tribal citizens and conserve…