Donald Soctomah is a Native American historian, author, teacher, filmmaker, lecturer, storyteller, and community leader. He serves as the Tribal Historic Preservation Officer for the Passamaquoddy Tribal communities in Maine and New Brunswick. Donald works with both the U.S. and Canadian governments on the protection of culturally significant sites, artifacts and knowledge. He has written several books about Passamaquoddy history, as well as co-authored two children’s books available at The Commons, Remember Me: Tomah Joseph’s Gift to Franklin Delano Roosevelt and The Canoe Maker. Donald has appeared on National Public Television, Maine Public Television, Canadian Broadcasting, Animal Planet and is a frequent consultant to the Smithsonian Institution, US Library of Congress, and Maine State Museum.