The states in this region include Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. This region is filled with forests, hills, agrarian landscapes, and Atlantic coastline. In addition to the rich natural resources, this region is also characterized by numerous urban settings. Though historically there were many tribes in this region, due to relocation, many Northeastern tribes were forced west. In addition to the tribal nations residing in this region, the Northeast also holds the highest urban Native population in the country.
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s, Healing to Wellness Court provides offenders an opportunity to access tribally-run alcohol or substance abuse rehabilitation services while under tribal court supervision. Upon completion of the healing to wellness court program, charges may be reduced or dismissed.