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Presque Isle: The Star City - Native Americans

Native Americans The Deep History of Presque Isle Text by: David Putnam In 1978, as a result of the proposal to construct the Aroostook Centre…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - RESOURCES

(T) "A Timeline of Native American Culture." Home: The story of Maine. Maine Public Broadcasting Network. Web. 1 Jan 2010.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - II. Ripples of change: European exploration & settlement at Winter Harbor - Page 2 of 2

The settlers encroached on the native hunting grounds and set nets which interfered with their fishing.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - III. An undercurrent of danger: Colonial Biddeford

Six natives were killed and 15 wounded. In 1718 the area of west Saco and Winter Harbor became a separate town with the name of Biddeford, after the…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - II. Ripples of change: European exploration & settlement at Winter Harbor - Page 1 of 2

They traveled up river and spent time among the native villages, where they were treated with kindness and generosity.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - I. Headwaters of a community: Sowacatuck, Chouacoet, and the sea

However poorly Maine's native peoples faired after contact with Europeans, only the southwestern tribes would disappear altogether--driven from their…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… points in the heritage of Strong including: a Native American origin, the narrow gauge railroad, logging, hunting, fishing, blueberries and pine…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - History Detectives

History Detectives Native American artifact presentation Special guest Barbara Francis teaches the History Detectives club about uses of Native

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Presque Isle: The Star City - People

From the beginnings with Native Americans to lumbering and agriculture in the 1800s up to the present day, Presque Isle citizens have met…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Welcome to Strong

Pierpole, a Native American living in the area when the white settlers arrived, referred to it as “middle town” on the Mussul Unsquit, his name for…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Wabanaki Today

… by Dee Lustusky) X Wabanaki dancers at the Native American Festival, 2008. (Photo by Anna Travers) X Chris Sockalexis performs with Rez…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Early Performance

By the 1800s, white settlement on the island had forced most of the Native tribes including the Wabanaki, Passamaquoddy, and Penobscot, into poverty.