• Penobscot Nation Dec 5, 2021

    Penobscots Don't Want Ancestors' Scalping to Be Whitewashed

    Most Americans know about atrocities endured by Native Americans after the arrival of European settlers: wars, disease, stolen land. But they aren’t always taught the extent of the indiscriminate killings. Members of the Penobscot Nation in Maine have produced an educational film addressing how European settlers scalped — killed — Indigenous people during the British colonial era, spurred for decades…

  • coronavirus Sep 9, 2021

    Penobscot Nation Closes Youth Program, Day Care Amid Maine's COVID-19 Surge

    The Penobscot Nation is suspending its youth program and day care at week’s end as the tribe grapples with the surge of COVID-19. “I understand that this is disappointing and frustrating news. Our hope is that these measures will only have to be in place short term,” Chief Kirk Francis wrote in the letter to the community. Other measures...

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