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Item 7532

Glooskap looking at the whale smoking his pipe

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1884

Media: Ink on paper

Item 28655

The Mud-Turtle Jumping Over the Wigwam of His Father-In-Law, ca. 1884

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1884

Media: Ink on paper

Item 28659

The Rabbit Magician, ca. 1884

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1884

Media: Ink on paper

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Glooskap Setting His Dogs on the Witches, ca. 1884

Gluskap of the Wabanaki

Creation and other cultural tales are important to framing a culture's beliefs and values -- and passing those on. The Wabanaki -- Maliseet, Micmac, Passamaquoddy and Penobscot -- Indians of Maine and Nova Scotia tell stories of a cultural hero/creator, a giant who lived among them and who promised to return.

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ca. 1829

Longfellow: The Man Who Invented America

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a man and a poet of New England conscience. He was influenced by his ancestry and his Portland boyhood home and experience.

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Biddeford High School Cadets, ca. 1897

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - RESOURCES

1 Jan 2010. (N) Ghere, David L. "Myths and methods in Abenaki demography: Abenaki population recovery, 1725-1750." Ethnohistory 44.3 (1997): 511-534.