DOCUMENTS, PHOTOS & EVIDENCE
The middle photo is the Chesapeake Bay in Annapolis. The water is brown and polluted, the marine life is dead. The other photos are of Black Hill Park, clean and alive.
Nancy Wallace (co-chair of the Montgomery County Green Party and Green Party candidate for Governor of Maryland) leads a party zoom meeting.
More from the State House in Annapolis.
The Province, and later State of Maryland is named after Queen Henrietta Maria, wife of British King Charles I. She was discriminated against as a Catholic in a Protestant dominated British Empire. Maryland, given to the Barons Baltimore as a colonial proprietary province before the American Revolution, became a safe haven for Catholics. Today, we continue that spirit of tolerance, but we now include everyone.
Did you know there was a Republic of Maryland in Africa (Liberia today)?
Maryland was originally inhabited by native tribes for thousands of years. European settlers caused their demise through murder, disease, and forced migration. What can we learn from the natives and their relationship to the land (stewardship vs. exploitation)?
The State of Maryland has formally recognized three tribles:
The Piscataway Indian Nation
Piscataway Conoy Tribe
Accohannock Indian Tribe
The Maryland Commission on Indian Affairs serves these and five additional tribes:
Assateague Peoples Tribe
Nause-Waiwash Band of Indians
Cedarville Band of Piscataway Indians
Pocomoke Indian Nation
Youghiogheny River Band of Shawnee Indian