Maulian Bryant

Maulian (Dana) Bryant (she/her/hers) serves as the Tribal Ambassador for the Penobscot Nation and President of the Board of Directors for the Wabanaki Alliance. She represents the Penobscot Nation to local, state, and federal governments and helps shape and advocate for policy. She also does educational outreach and relationship building with many different organizations and individuals throughout her ancestral homeland now called Maine. She has a BA in Political Science from the University of Maine Orono and an Honorary Doctorate in Law from Colby College. She is a co-chair of the Permanent Commission on the Status of Racial, Indigenous, and Tribal Populations as well as the Maine Climate Council Subcommittee on Equity. She sits on many boards of organizations with missions she is passionate about and collaborates with the Upstander Academy. She loves reading, writing, and walking her Alaskan Husky Olive. She spends her free time with her loving husband Lloyd and their three daughters Carmella, Layla, and Iris. Maulian believes in leading with love and advancing equity by finding shared humanity.