Penobscot Nation

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This will be a 4 person scramble with awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.
The cost is $250.00 per team and that will cover green fees, cart, and a meal.

We will have a longest drive, straightest drive and closest to the pin contest.
We will be having a $2,500.00 putting contest.
There will be 4 separate hole in one contests. $25,000 cash, Set of Callaway Irons, LED Flat-Screen Television, Roundtrip Domestic Airfare for Two and a $750.00 Visa card.
Every player also receives a coupon for 2 FREE golf club!

All proceeds will go to support the youth.

For more information and to sign up please call John Neptune at 659-3490 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Annual General Meeting

9am Saturday, June 30, 2018
Sockalexis Arena 
This meeting will also include an informational session dealing with tribal annual financial audits, budgets and statements.

Agenda Items:

1. Chapter VII Inland Fish & Game Amendments
2. Election Law Amendment - Section 4.1 Special Elections
3. Inland Fish & Game Amendment - Remove the Phrase "Fair Chase"
4. Inland Fish & Game Amendment-Section 207- Delete A, Amend F, Delete G,
5. Inland Fish & Game Amendment-Section 208 Deer, Delete A, Amend B, Delete C
6. Inland Fish & Game Amendment-Section 400-Deer Hunting Permits & Section 403 Deer Hunting Access Permits
7. Require Any Changes to Tribal Law Passed at Annual General Meeting be changed within 90 days
8. Inland Fish & Game Amendment-To allow Non-member Deer Permittees to Shoot Coyotes during the week of their permit.
9. "Other"



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Penobscot Nation
Penobscot Tribal Rights and Resources Protection Board

The Penobscot Tribal Rights and Resources Protection Board (PTRRPB), serves as the governing body responsible for review and oversight of all research conducted by non-tribal members involving Penobscot Nation cultural resources, including the Nation’s history, customs and beliefs and their expressions in all forms, people, and Penobscot community intellectual rights. The Board shall be the lead entity to develop and guide the Penobscot Nation’s research agenda.

If you are intrested in joining this board please fill out an application at the Chief's office.

Board Application



Public Notice

Wabanaki Confederacy T-Shirts
are now on sale.


You can pick them up at the Cultural & Historic Preservation Department. Available in Youth sizes and Adults Sm-XXL. White, Gray, Black, Red, Yellow, and Blue. Wəliwəni!



Penobscot Nation Youth Program

The Penobscot Nation is participating in the Summer Food Service Program! Meals will be provided to all youth without charge and are the same for all youth regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.
Meals will be provided at a first come first serve basis, at the Penobscot Nation Youth Program in the Sockalexis Hall 16 Wabanaki Way Indian Island, Maine 04468. We will be Serving Breakfast and Lunch Monday-Friday on our days of operation! 

Breakfast 8:00am-9:00am
Lunch 11:30-12:30pm




OPEN BURNING PERMITS: Permits are issued by the Penobscot Nation Department of Public Safety for all Trust Territories. Permits must be issued in accordance with all applicable fire regulations. A permit may be revoked: A-during a period of high forest fire danger. B- Where a nuisance condition is created. C- When permit conditions are not followed. Open Burning Permit Terms 1- Burning must proceed with all necessary precautions to prevent the spread of fire and must not create any nuisance* conditions. 2-Burning must follow all criteria listed on the permit. Public Safety Personnel are legally responsible to ensure all safety criteria are followed. Permits are for recreational fire pits and are not intended for the burning of construction materials. Permittees are responsible to check the fire danger level for day and the area they will be burning and proceed accordingly. Any person who engages in outdoor burning that is prohibited by statute or who fails to comply with the conditions of the permit shall have their permit revoked and could be subject to a criminal offense.


June 11, 12... 8:00 AM- 4:30 PM
June 13, 14... 8:00 AM- 2:00 PM
June 21... 8:00 AM- 2:00 PM
June 29... 8:00 AM- 2:00 PM
June 30... 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM
July 1... 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM
July 9,10... 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM
July 11, 12... 8:00 AM- 2:00 PM
July 27... 8:00 AM- 2:00 PM
July28, 29... 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM