Symposium: Unpacking the Maine-Wabanaki Studies Law (LD 291) Past, Present and Future

Sponsored by Native American Programs and The Wabanaki Center.

Friday, November 15, 2019
9:00AM – 12:00PM

University of Maine
Mitchell Center, 107 Norman Smith Hall
Native American Programs

With Presentations by:

  • Dr. Rebecca Sockbeson, UMaine Visiting Libra Professor, University of Alberta
  • Donna Loring, Senior Advisor on Tribal Affairs to Governor Mills and Author of LD 291
  • James Francis, Director, Penobscot Nation Cultural and Historic Preservation Department
  • Dr. John Maddaus, Professor of Education (Retired)
  • John Bear Mitchell, Educator and Wabanaki Center Outreach and Student Development Coordinator
  • Dr. Darren Ranco, Chair of Native American Programs
  • Maulian Dana, Penobscot Nation Ambassador