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Keywords: Algonquin Tribe

Historical Items

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Item 105623

"Dawnland Couture" by Decontie & Brown, Bangor, 2019

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 2019 Location: Bangor Media: Multi media

Item 28655

The Mud-Turtle Jumping Over the Wigwam of His Father-In-Law, ca. 1884

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1884 Media: Ink on paper

Item 28659

The Rabbit Magician, ca. 1884

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1884 Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits

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Holding up the Sky: Wabanaki people, culture, history, and art

Learn about Native diplomacy and obligation by exploring 13,000 years of Wabanaki residence in Maine through 17th century treaties, historic items, and contemporary artworks—from ash baskets to high fashion. Wabanaki voices contextualize present-day relevance and repercussions of 400 years of shared histories between Wabanakis and settlers to their region.

Exhibit

Gluskap of the Wabanaki

Creation and other cultural tales are important to framing a culture's beliefs and values -- and passing those on. The Wabanaki -- Maliseet, Micmac, Passamaquoddy and Penobscot -- Indians of Maine and Nova Scotia tell stories of a cultural hero/creator, a giant who lived among them and who promised to return.

Exhibit

Longfellow: The Man Who Invented America

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a man and a poet of New England conscience. He was influenced by his ancestry and his Portland boyhood home and experience.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Skowhegan Community History - Skowhegan: "A Place To Watch"

… bands of Indians, including the Abenaki tribe of Algonquins. Over the centuries, the Kennebec Valley served as a natural corridor from the St.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Decontie and Brown's venture in high fashion design
by Decontie and Brown

Penobscot haute couture designs from Bangor

Story

Wabanaki Fashion
by Decontie & Brown

Keeping the spirit and memories of our ancestors alive through fashion and creativity