Maliseet Tribal Representative Seeks Recognition of New Band

Updated 2 years ago

A legislative representative of the Houlton band of Maliseet Indians in Maine is seeking recognition of another band of Maliseets in the Moosehead Lake region.Tribal Representative David Slagger wants state and federal recognition for the Kineo band, also known as the Moosehead Lake Indians, but he’s not likely to get big support from other tribes. Several representatives of federally recognized tribes have expressed concerns that federal resources could be spread thin.


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