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This engraving appears in the book Algonquin Legends of New England or Myths and Folklore of the Micmac, Passamaquoddy and Penobscot Tribes by Charles Leland (1884).
Glooskap (Gluskap, Gluskabe) was a mythological being in many stories of the Penobscot and Passamaquoddy Indians.
About This Item
- Title: Glooskap and Keanke spearing the whale
- Creation Date: 1884
- Subject Date: 1884
- State: ME, NH
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 9 cm x 8 cm
- Local Code: QJ 398.2 L538
- Object Type: Text and Image
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
Cross Reference Searches
LC Subject Headings
- Penobscot Indians
- Passamaquoddy Indians
- Indians of North America--Maine--Legends
- Keanke (Legendary figure)
- Glooskap (Legendary figure)
- Wabanaki Indians
- Indians of North America--Folklore
- Indians of North America--New England--Legends
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