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Penobscot Tribal members, Sugarloaf Mountain, 1980

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

A group of Penobscot Nation members from Indian Island highlighted the annual Indian Snow Dance at Sugarloaf Mountain on December 7, 1980.

The Penobscots consider snow a cleansing tool that washes and purifies the earth.

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  • Title: Penobscot Tribal members, Sugarloaf Mountain, 1980
  • Creator: United Press International
  • Creation Date: 1980-12-07
  • Subject Date: 1980-12-07
  • Town: Carrabassett
  • County: Franklin
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 21 x 26
  • Local Code: Coll. 1880 3/5
  • Collection: United Press International (UPI)
  • Object Type: Image

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489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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