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"How Mother Bear
Taught the Children
about Lead"

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Text: Copyright © 2003 by Joan Bothell,Mary-Margaret Gaudio, and Maureen T.Mulroy

This book was developed by Healthy Environments for Children Initiative for the Penobscot Indian Nation.


Joan Bothell, Environmental Research Institute,University of Connecticut
Mary-Margaret Gaudio,Cooperative Extension System,University of Connecticut
Maureen T.Mulroy, Ph.D., School of Family Studies,University of Connecticut


Michael Bear, Lieutenant Governor
Dale Mitchell,Health Department
John Banks,Natural Resources and Environmental Issues
Susan Cummings,Medical Center
Mark Sanborn, Education and Career Services
T.Dana Mitchell


Phil Quint,Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians
Mae Taylor,Nez Perce Tribe
Ursula Knoki-Wilson,Navajo Nation
Richard Randolph,Wampanoag Tribe
Steve Craig,Cherokee Nation


James M. Bryson,U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,Region 1
Jeff Besougloff,U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,American Indian Environmental Office


Calvin Francis, Penobscot Indian Nation
Karen J.Havens,Communications and Information Technology,College of Agriculture
and Natural Resources,University of Connecticut

Funding was provided by the Penobscot Indian Nation,with the support of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Printing courtesy of Tribal Based Environmental Protection Membership.

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