New PDF release: Canoe Indians of Down East Maine

By William A. Haviland

ISBN-10: 1540207188

ISBN-13: 9781540207180

ISBN-10: 1609496655

ISBN-13: 9781609496654

In 1604, while Frenchmen landed on Saint Croix Island, they have been faraway from the 1st humans to stroll alongside its beaches. For hundreds of thousands of years, Etchemins�whose descendants have been contributors of the Wabanaki Confederacy�had lived, enjoyed and worked in Down East Maine. sure including neighboring humans, all of whom relied seriously on canoes for transportation, alternate and survival, every one team nonetheless maintained its personal detailed cultures and customs. After the French arrived, they confronted unspeakable hardships, from �the nice Dying,� while ailment killed as much as ninety percentage of coastal populations, to centuries of discrimination. but they by no means deserted Ketakamigwa, their place of origin. during this ebook, anthropologist William Haviland relates the historical past of hassle and survival persisted by means of the natives of the Down East coast and the way they've got maintained their lifestyle during the last 400 years.

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In 1604, while Frenchmen landed on Saint Croix Island, they have been faraway from the 1st humans to stroll alongside its beaches. For millions of years, Etchemins�whose descendants have been contributors of the Wabanaki Confederacy�had lived, enjoyed and worked in Down East Maine. certain including neighboring humans, all of whom relied seriously on canoes for transportation, exchange and survival, every one team nonetheless maintained its personal targeted cultures and customs.

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