Maine eel battle about sovereignty, say Passamaquoddy

In Maine, a battle over eels is pitting a Native American Tribe against the state government.

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In Maine, a battle over eels is pitting a Native American Tribe against the state government.

The dispute is over how many fishing licenses can be handed out.

The government says it’s all about conservation

Native leaders say the story has to do with sovereignty.

APTNs Tim Fontaine has this story.

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2 thoughts on “Maine eel battle about sovereignty, say Passamaquoddy

  1. The Native leaders are correct. I encourage the people of America to read the 1980 Indian Land Claims Settlement. I make this comment not as a Native American but as a white man who wrote the Passamaquoddy fish and game laws in 1989.

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