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Item 80365

Rent basket, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Friendship Museum Date: circa 1910 Location: Friendship Media: sweet grass

Item 80754

Sweet grass comb, 19th century

Contributed by: Abbe Museum Date: circa 1800 Location: Indian Island Media: wood

Item 6239

Passamaquoddy basket, Clara and Rocky Keezer

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1993 Location: Perry Media: Split ash and sweet grass, Digital photograph


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Blueberries to Potatoes: Farming in Maine

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.


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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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

… & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album Sweet grass comb, 19th century Item 80754 infoAbbe Museum Sweetgrass Comb Penobscot Date unknown…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… right those attending included children seated on grass: Roy Richards, Freelon Richards, Milton Brackley, Earl Brackley, Ralph Worthley, Lida…

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

… 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…