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The Frontier Wars
MPBN: Home Series, Moving Image, 00:27:01

Land disputes, tensions about resource allocation and European wars combined to trigger intense strife and armed conflict between Maine's English, French and Native populations. The Frontier Wars were a series of six wars spanning nearly a century that devastated populations in Maine, and had a permanent and chilling effect on the relations between English settlers and Native Americans.

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Natural resources
Land Disputes
Native Americans
History - Colonial Period

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Passamaquoddy Tribal Protests
Maine State Archives, Text

Two protests from the Passamaquoddy Tribe disavowing the treaty signed for them by Sabbatis Neptune regarding the alliance with the Penobscots and Malacites and pledging allegiance to the British Government in New Brunswick.

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Indians of North America Treaties
Conflict-Stability: control of Maine, land disputes, French-English-Indians
Indians -- cultural relationships, traditions, adaptations
Indians -- Politics
Treaties
Native Americans
Land Disputes

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The Penobscot Expedition and the Revolution
MPBN: Home Series, Moving Image, 0:26:45

The Penobscot disaster is usually regarded as the worst American Naval disaster with the exception of Pearl Harbor. An accidental archeological discovery in the Penobscot River sheds new light on the desperate last moments of the worst defeat of the American Revolution.

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Penobscot Expedition, 1779
History - Revolutionary War
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783

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Report of the Penobscot Indian Agent and census of the tribe
Maine State Archives, Text

Report of the expenses of the Penobscot Tribal Agents and a census of the tribe with number of children in preparation of the possibility of a school.

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Education
Indians -- cultural relationships, traditions, adaptations
Native Americans

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Bioinvasion
MPBN: Quest Series, Moving Image, 00:58:03

As human activity silently globalizes our world, our modern day ecology is under onslaught from spreading alien organisms. These plants and animals are capable of moving aggressively into a habitat and monopolizing resources to the detriment of other species. Can scientists help us win the war against this bio-invasion?

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Invasive species
Ecology

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People of the dawn
MPBN: Home Series, Moving Image, 0:26:37

The first and longest lasting period of Maine’s history is the world of the Native American, stretching from the retreat of the last Ice Age, 12,000 years to the present. People of the Dawn tells the story of the dynamic people who’ve inhabited the landscape of Maine.

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Native Americans
Canoes and canoeing
Maliseet Tribe
Micmac Tribe
Penobscot Tribe
Passamaquoddy Tribe
Wabanaki Tribe

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Rolling back the frontier
MPBN: Home Series, Moving Image, 0:26:45

In the 1600s, European settlers left everything they knew to take advantage of Maine’s abundant resources. Despite back-breaking work, a harsh climate, and cultural clashes, they successfully carved out a new life for themselves. But by the end of the century, most of them would leave Maine in fear and live for years as war refugees.

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Native Americans
Settlements

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Penobscot Indian Treaty
Maine State Archives, Text

Penobscot Indian Treaty.

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Indians of North America Land tenure
Indians of North America Treaties
Conflict-Stability: control of Maine, land disputes, French-English-Indians
Indians -- land rights
Native Americans
Land Disputes

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Reports regarding the election of the Tribal Governor
Maine State Archives, Text

One report notifies the Governor that the Penobscot Tribe had deposed John Aiteon as Tribal Governor. The other reports that John Neptune, Lt. Governor had taken the tribal records to use as a sign of his authority, without their permission.

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Indians of North America
Elections
Indians -- cultural relationships, traditions, adaptations
Indians -- Politics
Native Americans

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Climate Change: In Our Backyard
MPBN: Quest Series, Moving Image, 0:56:45

Using close-to-home examples, the views of leading scientists come alive as they show how climate change can affect almost every aspect of our lives - and in turn, how we affect the climate.

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Climatic changes
Ecology/Energy

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