Profile of Brenda Commander, the first female chief of the Houlton Band of Malis
Profile of Brenda Commander, the first female chief of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians. Commander served for ten years as finance officer of the 550-member tribe, overseeing more than $2 million in federal funds. The six-member tribal council is composed of five women and one man for the first time in tribal history. The Maliseet tribe owns more than 500 acres of land, and operates a health clinic, community center, administration building and a 42-unit tribal housing development.
Maliseet Indians, Commander, Brenda
Hood, Annaliese, "Profile of Brenda Commander, the first female chief of the Houlton Band of Malis" (1997). Maine News Index – Maine Times. 6047.
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