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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Wabanaki Today

Wabanaki Today Wabanaki Today The Indian encampments are no longer part of the cultural or physical makeup of Mount Desert Island; however the…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - In the beginning, there were the Wabanaki…

In the beginning, there were the WabanakiWabanaki encampment, ca. 988 BCEItem Contributed byAbbe Museum Nearly 500 years ago, Wabanakis

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators: Wabanakis & Summer Visitors on Mount Desert Island 1840s-1920s

Wabanaki encampment, Bar Harbor, ca. 1890Item Contributed byAbbe Museum In the olden days, from about 1860 to 1900, I well remember that Indian…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

… Encampment Album Miniature camp scene, Wabanaki, early 20th century Item 80750 infoAbbe Museum Miniature Wigwam and Canoe Wabanaki Early…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album Napkin ring, Wabanaki, ca. 1900 Item 80732 infoAbbe Museum Napkin Ring Ash, sweetgrass

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album Egg Basket, Wabanaki, ca. 1900 Item 80733 infoAbbe Museum Egg Basket Ash, sweetgrass

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

… Indian Encampment Album Comb basket, Wabanaki, late 19th - early 20th century Item 80734 infoAbbe Museum Comb Basket Ash, sweetgrass…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

Depictions of Wabanaki life and stories, along with scenes from the natural world, were popular at the turn of the century.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Indians & Rusticators Indian Encampment Album

… Item 80731 infoAbbe Museum Visitors to the Wabanaki encampments on Mount Desert Island could purchase baskets in a myriad of shapes, sizes and…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Indian Encampment

The Indian Encampment Wabanaki family inside tent, Bar Harbor, ca. 1885Item Contributed byMaine Historic Preservation Commission Rusticators…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Indian Encampment: Behind the Scenes

… Illustrated Newspaper, 8/23/1884 Life behind Wabanaki sale tents was at least as lively as it was in front of and within them especially for those…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Learn More

… More If you would like to learn more about the Wabanaki on and around Mount Desert Island, here are several resources.