Contributed by Maine Historical Society
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John Bear Mitchell, associate director of the Wabanaki Center at the University of Maine, a member of the Penobscot Nation, also is a storyteller.
Here, he tells "Glooskap, the Great Chief," based on a version of the story printed in More Glooscap Stories: Legends of the Wabanaki Indians by Kay Hill (1970).
Glooskap shaped the world of the Wabanakis and taught them how to use and respect the land and resources around them.
About This Item
- Title: John Bear Mitchell, 'Glooskap, the Great Chief,' 2008
- Creator: Mitchell, John Bear
- Creation Date: 2008-01-09
- Subject Date: 2008-01-09
- Town: Orono
- County: Penobscot
- State: ME, NB
- Media: Audio recording (born digital), MP3
- Object Type: Sound Recording
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Glooskap (Legendary figure)
- Indians of North America--Folklore
- Indians of North America--Maine--Legends
- Indians of North America--New England--Legends
- Malecite Indians
- Micmac Indians
- Passamaquoddy Indians
- Penobscot Indians
- Wabanaki Indians
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485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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