Keywords: sweet grass
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Contributed by: Friendship Museum
Date: circa 1910
Media: sweet grass
Contributed by: Abbe Museum
Date: circa 1800
Location: Indian Island
Not part of the American "farm belt," Maine nonetheless has been known over the years for a few agricultural items, especially blueberries, sweet corn, potatoes, apples, chickens and dairy products.
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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… & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album Sweet grass comb, 19th century Item 80754 infoAbbe Museum Sweetgrass Comb Penobscot Date unknown…
… right those attending included children seated on grass: Roy Richards, Freelon Richards, Milton Brackley, Earl Brackley, Ralph Worthley, Lida…
… oil, as well as to gather sea fowl eggs, sweet grass, clams and lobsters. As Dr. Small states in his 1898 history, “This tribe made irregular…