TITLE

Nobody's laughing at Chief Homer now

AUTHOR(S)
Dodson, J.
PUB. DATE
January 1991
SOURCE
Yankee;Jan91, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines claims that the Abenaki tribe owns all of Vermont, as well as a major part of northern New England. Two recent court rulings. The Abenakis' Chief Homer; Tribal justice problems; Homer's problems with the law; Attempts to be recognized as tribe; Vermont's response; Homer's power struggle to be chief; Military preparations.
ACCESSION #
9101280310

 

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