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Contributed by: Abbe Museum
Date: circa 1900
Media: ash, sweetgrass
Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum
Date: circa 1940
Media: ash splints
Two women thinking intruders were coming into their Biddeford Pool home, let the dog out to chase them away. Later, they discovered the truth about the noise at their door.
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.
Maine is home to dozens of summer-long youth camps and untold numbers of day camps that take advantage of water, woods, and fresh air. While the children, counselors, and other staff come to Maine in the summer, the camps live on throughout the year and throughout the lives of many of the campers.
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Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album Egg Basket, Wabanaki, ca. 1900 Item 80733 infoAbbe Museum Egg Basket Ash, sweetgrass
… & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album Basket block, ca. 1860 Item 80753 infoAbbe Museum Basket Block Penobscot ca. 1860 Spruce
… & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album Comb basket, Wabanaki, late 19th - early 20th century Item 80734 infoAbbe Museum Comb Basket Ash…
My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All
by Phyllis A. Blackstone
A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s
by Normand and Richard Paradis
Father and son discuss their lives working for International Paper and changes over time