Maine Public Community Films

The Penobscot: Ancestral River, Contested Territory

Special | 44m 23s

The Penobscot nation have long fought to retain their territory and their inherent, treaty-reserved sustenance fishing rights for future generations. The Penobscot people's traditional, centuries-long stewardship to ensure a healthy ecosystem for all of Maine. This is the story of a struggle for justice and cultural survival in the face of astonishingly open abuse of state power.

Aired: 12/17/15

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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