The stories of these 8 Mainers highlight the long history of immigration to the state

Bangor Daily News, January 30, 2016. “From the floor of Congress to the sidewalks of Congress Street, immigration issues have been debated a lot in recent years. But in Maine, like America as a whole, it’s nothing new. People “from away” have been joining the native Wabanakis here for at least 400 years. That’s the premise of a new exhibition of photos and artifacts at the Maine Historical Society in Portland, which seeks to tell some of the stories of people who have come to the state from other countries.