Latest Calls to Action
The Wabanaki Alliance advocates for legislation and policies that improve the lives of Wabanaki citizens and our neighbors around the state, protect and preserve our environment, and honor tribal history and culture. Find our current calls to action below and learn more about how you can Stand With Wabanaki.
We tracked a number of priority bills on tribal issues during the first half of the 131st Maine Legislature. Check out our Bill Tracker to learn more about how these bills fared, see which legislation we’ll be tracking in the second half of the session and find out how you can take action to Stand with the Wabanaki!
Read about our successful Nihkaniyane: Let’s Go Forward Together event on July 13 in our In the News page.
The Maine House of Representatives has voted 84-57 to sustain Gov. Janet Mills’ veto of LD 2004, An Act to Restore Access to Federal Laws Beneficial to the Wabanaki Nations. Read our statement.
The Wabanaki Alliance Tribal Coalition includes representatives from hundreds of organizations and businesses that support Wabanaki inherent sovereignty and advancing the work of the Wabanaki Alliance. Join us!
Maine legislators will hold a vote this week to override Gov. Mills’ veto of LD 2004. Join the Wabanaki Alliance at the State House on Thursday, July 6 and call your legislators and ask them to support Wabanaki sovereignty!
Gov. Janet Mills vetoed LD 2004, a bipartisan bill that would allow Maine tribes to access some federally beneficial Indian laws. Read the Wabanaki Alliance statement.
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Read about Tribal Sovereignty
Learn more about the Wabanaki Nations’ inherent right to self-governance in our resource, Understanding Tribal Sovereignty.
Learn about state legislation related to tribal issues in our 131st Maine Legislature Bill Tracker.
Join the Coalition
Support Wabanaki sovereignty and our efforts by joining the Wabanaki Alliance Coalition.
Letters to the Editor
Find tips for writing an effective letter to the editor and links to newspaper contact info in our LTE Guide.
Read studies and reports on Wabanaki issues from state and national organizations on our Reports Page.
Read our testimony on state and federal legislation on our Legislative Testimony page.