Contributed by Maine Historical Society
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.
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
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Glooskap (Legendary figure)
- Indians of North America--Folklore
- Indians of North America--Maine--Legends
- Indians of North America--New England--Legends
- Keanke (Legendary figure)
- Passamaquoddy Indians
- Penobscot Indians
- Wabanaki Indians
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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