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Item 5294

Title: Passamaquoddy Indian, Portland, 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media

Date: 1920

Location: Portland

Media: Glass negative

Item 10033

Title: Indians of Pleasant Point, 1906

Contributed by: Nylander Museum

Date: 1906

Location: Perry

Media: monochrome photograph

Item 5269

Title: Dignitaries at the Maine Centennial celebrations, Portland, 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media

Date: 1920

Location: Portland

Media: Black and white photograph, glass negative

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Exhibit

William Neptune, Portland, 1920

Indians at the Centennial

Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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.