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Native Americans at a rally, 1979

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

The caption on this UPI photo reads, "Most of these Maine Indians shown here during a state house rally last year will be sharing in a 81.5 million dollar out-of-court settlement the results of a 1972 lawsuit that claimed 12.5 million acres of land was taken from Maine's 3 Indian tribes in violation of federal law some 150 years ago."

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  • Title: Native Americans at a rally, 1979
  • Creator: United Press International
  • Creation Date: 1979
  • Subject Date: 1979
  • Town: Augusta
  • County: Kennebec
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photoprint
  • Dimensions (cm): 19 x 26
  • Local Code: Coll. 1880 3/5
  • Collection: United Press International (UPI)
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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