Glooskap and Keanke spearing the whale

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Glooskap and Keanke spearing the whale

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Description

This engraving appears in the book Algonquin Legends of New England or Myths and Folklore of the Micmac, Passamaquoddy and Penobscot Tribes by Charles Leland (1884).

Glooskap (Gluskap, Gluskabe) was a mythological being in many stories of the Penobscot and Passamaquoddy Indians.

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About This Item

  • Title: Glooskap and Keanke spearing the whale
  • Creation Date: 1884
  • Subject Date: 1884
  • State: ME, NH
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 9 cm x 8 cm
  • Local Code: QJ 398.2 L538
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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