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Item 26999

Native American Stone Pestle

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands

Location: Bristol

Media: stone

Item 7543

Native American grooved axe head

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Location: Newcastle

Media: stone

Item 26995

Native American Stone Fishing Line Weight

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands

Location: Bristol

Media: stone

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Chapman School patriotism, Portland, ca. 1920

"Twenty Nationalities, But All Americans"

Concern about immigrants and their loyalty in the post World War I era led to programs to "Americanize" them -- an effort to help them learn English and otherwise adjust to life in the United States. Clara Soule ran one such program for the Portland Public Schools, hoping it would help the immigrants be accepted.

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Iron axe head, Auburn, ca. 1700

Indians, Furs, and Economics

When Europeans arrived in North America and disrupted traditional Native American patterns of life, they also offered other opportunities: trade goods for furs. The fur trade had mixed results for the Wabanaki.

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Wabanaki trade brooch, ca. 1780

Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

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Mono Aircraft Company, Presque Isle, 1935

Presque Isle: The Star City - Native Americans

Native Americans The Deep History of Presque Isle Text by: David Putnam In 1978, as a result of the proposal to construct the Aroostook Centre…

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Ship's Caulking Tool Kit

Davistown Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - I. Canoes and Clamshells: The Pre-European Settlement Years

… was a source of food and materials for many Native Americans who used the island as a seasonal, and perhaps permanent, home.