Wabanaki Chiefs, Maine Gov. Paul LePage and AFSC's Wabanaki Program Director Denise Altvater signed a declaration of intent on Indian Island to start a truth and reconciliation process between the tribes and the state child welfare system. Among signatories were from left: Denise Altvater and Governor Joseph Socobasin.
The first cooperative Truth and Reconciliation process to be undertaken by Native tribes and a US state will take place in Maine, thanks to years of groundwork by AFSC and partners.
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