Pres. Jackson celebrates Franco-American heritage following UMaine lecture

President Jackson (second from right) reflects on discrimination experienced by Maine Acadians in the St. John Valley. ORONO — Last week, Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, reflected upon the St. John Valley’s Acadian heritage at a roundtable led by Dr. Susan Pinette, a professor of modern language and director of the Franco-American Programs at the […]

President Jackson celebrates Maine Cultural Heritage Week

AUGUSTA– On Wednesday, Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, joined the Cultural Alliance of Maine to celebrate the cultural organizations, institutions and resources that bring communities together across the state. The event was a part of the group’s inaugural Maine Cultural Heritage Week.  “Where I’m from, this idea of losing the art and culture of your […]