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Finding Katahdin Document Packets, Chapter 1

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Indian pipe, East Machias

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Indian pipe, East Machias / Maine Historical Society

Chapter 1, page 7.

Tobacco was a part of the agricultural and ritual culture of Maine Indians.

In most Maine tribes, women oversaw the crops, including tobacco.

Indians' stone working prowess is apparent in the smooth holes bored into the stone to create the pipe.