Take Action

Maine legislators are considering LD 1626, a bill to protect Wabanaki rights by restoring tribal self-government to tribes in Maine. Based on consensus recommendations from a bipartisan task force convened by the Maine Legislature, the legislation addresses long-standing issues with a land claims act passed in 1980 that governs the relationship between the state and the tribes in Maine. Tribal leaders and allies are working to pass this important legislation and need your help! Learn more about the history that led to this legislation, why it’s needed, and how you can support their efforts in this Take Action Toolkit.

Contact your legislators

Contact your legislators

The Maine Legislature will vote on LD 1626 during the next session, which begins in January 2022. Learn how to successfully lobby your legislators in our guide.

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LD 1626: Talking Points

LD 1626: Talking Points

Want to talk with legislators and neighbors or write an LTE about LD 1626 and how it will benefit Maine? These talking points are a great way to start.

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