Tribal Sovereignty Resources

Please find resources to deepen your understanding of the movement for Tribal sovereignty in Maine. You can view the April 11th presentation by Dr. Joseph Kalt on YouTube at this link. His presentation slides can be downloaded at the bottom of this resource page. 




  • Candid's Investing in Native Communities platform
  • Wabanaki Alliance: In June of 2020 the tribes in Maine—Mi’kmaq Nation, Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians, Passamaquoddy Tribe and Penobscot Nation—formed the Wabanaki Alliance. The Wabanaki Alliance was created to educate people of Maine about the need for securing sovereignty of the tribes in Maine.
  • Wabanaki REACH: Born from the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission process, Wabanaki REACH supports the self-determination of Wabanaki people through education, truth-telling, restorative justice, and restorative practices in Wabanaki and Maine communities.
  • Native Americans in Philanthropy: Native Americans in Philanthropy (NAP) promotes equitable and effective philanthropy in Native communities.
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