Wabanaki moose call, Greenville, ca. 1900

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Wabanaki people rolled and tied birch bark pieces, creating a cone. When blown through, the call imitates the sound of a moose, a useful tool for hunting. Wabanakis continue to hunt this way.

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  • Title: Wabanaki moose call, Greenville, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Location: Greenville, Piscataquis County, ME
  • Media: Birchbark
  • Dimensions: 12.598 cm x 3.150 cm
  • Local Code: 2003.262.025
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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