ERIC Number: ED119882
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Maine Indians: A Brief Summary. December 1975.
Maine State Dept. of Indian Affairs, Augusta.
Divided into five major sections, this revised summary of the socioeconomic development of Maine American Indians presents the following: (1) General Information (prehistoric development of these Algonquian-speaking Indians including the most recently accepted tribal and band subdivisions; their cultural and historical development; and their position today including reservation size and locations, tribal government, and the State-tribal relationship); (2) The Development and Influence of the Catholic Indian Missions in Maine, 1611-1820 (comprising the major portion of this document, this section deals with: Early French Missions; Capuchins at Castine; Jesuits on the Saint Lawrence; Missions on the Kennebec; Mission on the Penobscot; Missions on the Saint John River; After the Fall of Quebec in 1763; and Under the United States); (3) Maine's Department of Indian Affairs (initiation, purpose, branch offices, goals, and objectives); (4) Indian Education in Maine (a summary which details the Maine Department of Education's responsibility for reservation based day schools and presents information relative to on-and off-reservation enrollment statistics, regular and special programs, personnel, and construction); (5) Forest Resources of the Indian Township Passamaquoddy Reservation (land use, multiple use policy, timber management, and forest protection). (JC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maine State Dept. of Indian Affairs, Augusta.
Identifiers - Location: Maine