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.
- 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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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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LC Subject Headings
Sugarloaf Mountain (Me.)
Indians of North America--Religion and mythology
Indians of North America--Maine--Penobscot Tribe--Photographs
Indians of North America--Social Life and customs
Indians of North America--Dances
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