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Split Rock 2010

Split Rock 2010

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Split Rock is a sacred site of the Passamaquoddy Tribe in Maine and New Brunswick. Threatened by a proposed LNG terminal development, Passamaquoddy and their neighbours succeeded in saving this important Fundy Wonder.


Split Rock is a sacred site of the Passamaquoddy Tribe in Maine and New Brunswick. Threatened by a proposed LNG terminal development, Passamaquoddy and their neighbours succeeded in saving this important Fundy Wonder.


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Split Rock - The Spirit of Quoddy 
They will forget their old laws; they will barter their country for baubels.Then will disease eat the life from their blood.
(Hanisse’ono, The Evil One, from Iroquois legend)
Overlooking Passamaquoddy Bay, Split Rock emerges from the beach a short walk fromSipayik, the Passamaquoddy village at Pleasant Point, Maine. It is small, nondescript, andhas little if any intrinsic value. Yet Split Rock became the symbol for a bitter and vital strugglefor control of the Quoddy Region; a struggle that may yet fundamentally change anecosystem that is one of the most valuable along the eastern seaboard.
Photo: Vera Francis at Split Rock. By Art MacKay 
Targeted as the site for a proposed LNG terminal by Quoddy Bay LLC, a developmentcompany from Oklahoma, the social and spiritual importance of Split Rock spurred thecreation of 
Nulankeyutomenon Nkihtahkomikmon (We Take Care of Our Land)
, a groupcomposed of concerned Passamaquoddy tribal members from both the United States andCanada.Driven by a threat to their heritage and future, members of 
NulankeyutomenonNkihtahkomikmon
have successfully mounted legal challenges to the establishment of the

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