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A group of Penobscot Nation members from Indian Island highlighted the annual Indian Snow Dance at Sugarloaf Mountain on December 7, 1980.
The Penobscots consider snow a cleansing tool that washes and purifies the earth.
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About This Item
- Title: Penobscot Tribal members, Sugarloaf Mountain, 1980
- Creator: United Press International
- Creation Date: 1980-12-07
- Subject Date: 1980-12-07
- Location: Carrabassett, Franklin County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 21 cm x 26 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 1880, Box 3/5
- Collection: United Press International collection
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Indians of North America--Dances
- Indians of North America--Maine--Penobscot Tribe--Photographs
- Indians of North America--Religion and mythology
- Indians of North America--Social Life and customs
- Penobscot Indians--Dancers--Photographs
- Snow Dance--Photographs
- Sugarloaf Mountain (Me.)
- Wabanaki Indians
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