The Legend of the Bear Family – Penobscot Lore
The story concerning the Bear family was revealed through a descendant of the original hero of the following tale. He owned a very old powder horn bearing an incised representation of his mother, who
History & Causes of the King George’s War
What were the causes of the King George's War? The causes of the French and Indian wars, battles and conflicts, including the Queen Anne's War, were generally because of the colonization of North
Native Languages of the Abenaki
Abnaki-Penobscot is an Algonquian language still spoken in Canada by a few Western Abenaki
Native Languages of the Maliseet
Maliseet-Passamaquoddy is an Algonquian language with two major
Lobelia cardinalis (syn. L. fulgens, cardinal flower) is a species of Lobelia native to the
Penobscot Fry Bread
Combine the first 5 ingredients.
Heat pan and add oil or butter, which ever you want to use.
Pour the batter in and fry 'em up.
Ball & Triangle Game
A traditional toy used by Penobscot children consisted of a stiff piece of birch bark cut into a triangular shape, with a hole in the center.
Little Pines Game
Natives of the Eastern Forest traditionally make dancing dolls from varieties of evergreen trees such as Norway Pine and White Pine. Early in the 1900's, Frances Densmore describes these dolls, made
Old John Neptune ~ Panawahpskek
Old John Neptune was born July 22, 1767. He is sometimes known by his Penobscot name,
Louis Francis Sockalexis ~ Penobscot
Louis Francis Sockalexis (October 24, 1871 – December 24, 1913), nicknamed The Deerfoot of the Diamond, was an American baseball
Louis Sockalexis: Native American Baseball Pioneer
On a Maine summer day in 1884, twelve-year-old Penobscot Indian Louis Sockalexis, first fell in love with baseball. As he grew up, Louis honed his skills and dreamed of one day joining a major league
Abenaki – Traditional Indian Games And Toys
The only way to maintain the culture of any ethnic group is to pass the traditions and beliefs on to the children. What better way to do this than with games and toys? Our own American culture is
The Malecites lived in New Brunswick; their territory extended west from the Saint-John River. They were members of the Wabanaki Confederation, wich also included the Penobscot, Passamaquoddy, Maine