The Wabanaki people hope their history and culture find more of a presence in the state's classrooms, as a 2001 law intended.
Barbara A. Walsh
Barbara A. Walsh is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who has worked for newspapers in Ireland, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Florida. While working at the Lawrence Eagle-Tribune, Walsh reported on first-degree killer William Horton Jr. and Massachusetts’ flawed prison-furlough system. The series changed in-state sentencing and furlough laws and won a 1988 Pulitzer Prize. During her career at the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram, Barbara wrote in-depth series on several social issues in Maine. Many of her stories changed laws and earned national, state and regional awards.
First Parish members work to make amends to the Maine Wabanaki tribes for a long-ago preacher’s blood money.
The 54-year-old plays for other transgender woman who can't. "I’m just a woman who loves basketball and loves her team.”
Many people lose life-long relationships. Others worry about finding competent doctors and long-care facilities that are accepting and supportive.
Christine Caulfield’s lifelong path wasn’t easy, but her wife and children support the woman who now supports others.
Will I ever be loved? For one transgender man, the answer is yes. “I want people to know there is support out there for them.”
Their lives in a largely rural state can be especially difficult. They face bullying and isolation, and health resources are hard to come by.