Unsettled Past, Unsettled Future: The Story of Maine Indians by Neil Rolde
Trade paperback format.
The headlines have been full of controversy over casinos, racinos, land claims settlements, and sovereign rights for Native Americans in Maine--and it's likely that we'll be talking about these complex issues for some time yet. A capable historian with an enjoyable narrative style, Neil Rolde puts these controversies in context by telling the larger story of Maine Indians since earliest times. There are many generous voices in this book, sharing their stories and hopes and fears. It's a privilege to listen to them and broaden our understanding of the issues faced by Native Americans in Maine.